Monthly Archives: March 2012

Something about spending time with children softens my heart…

Riley’s visit yesterday morning was so special. Just the two of us, we were able to enjoy a beautiful Spring morning without any hurrying or specific purpose beyond simply enjoying our time together. We sang in the swing, read all … Continue reading

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Taught to work…

I have been thinking so much about work ethic and honesty over the past year. Life has a way of bringing to light what we’ve learned and how we learned it over the course of time making us grateful for … Continue reading

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Discernment…

My mental wheels are turning this morning as I review discussions I’ve had with others in recent days. What comes to mind that I consider to be of paramount importance is the issue of discernment. Discern is defined this way: … Continue reading

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My thoughts as the sun fades to night…the inevitability of loss

Oh the difficulties of life…I write this with a long, seemingly unending sigh as I realize that as long as there is breath, we will face struggles, trials, challenges, and hurts. Yet life remains a precious gift to be cherished … Continue reading

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Hope

Sitting in the hospital waiting room beside my 76 year old dad while Mama was back with doctors undergoing a procedure to try and bring relief from yet another episode of ongoing nausea and pain, I recognized at least in … Continue reading

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Politics and the Great Divide…

Nothing stirs me up quite like politics as I try to navigate through all the superfluous words and grandstanding for attention to find what is real and what is true; what is right and what we need as a nation. … Continue reading

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Raising Noah…

Aftern Noah shared with me his hurt feelings and thoughts after a hard day, I experienced that all too familiar Mama Bear Syndrome that all mothers well know. For those initial seconds during which your child bears their broken heart … Continue reading

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