I woke up a bit after 3 AM this morning and God blessed me. Normally when I beat the earliest of birds up from their slumber, I just try to go back to sleep. But this time I picked up my phone and opened Instagram. Instead of scrolling, I saw someone on the “suggestions” whomContinue reading “God’s Blessings”
Have you gardening enthusiasts ever had a plant that you gave up on because it wasn’t thriving and didn’t look like it had much of a chance? My planting was a cauliflower. It was back in 1991. We lived in a house in Southeast Denver, an older neighborhood of 1950’s cookie-cutter houses that had niceContinue reading “THE CAULIFLOWER STORY”
Do you remember the last time you felt like your heart was splitting? There is such a paralyzing heaviness you almost feel like you can’t breathe, and if you somehow manage to draw a breath, it is saturated with your tears. It feels like you’re drowning. How do you get out of that? Do youContinue reading “Water Of Life”
Did one of the boys step on a crack?
Parents are resilient people. Most of us like to think we did a decent job of raising our children but for those of us not quite sure about that, we crave a little confirmation now and then. I’ve heard many stories from parents who were surprised at how badly they misread their children’s earlier signalsContinue reading “I Noticed…”
A friend posed the question if all the frills of Christmas including the gifts, decorations, trees, and food, were taken away, would we still be celebrating? I love giving and receiving gifts and all the glitter of the season, but I also love the SPIRIT of Christmas that prevails during the month of December. NoContinue reading “What If…”
October 14, 2020 Today we finally closed on our new house! I’ve waited until this day to write about the last three months progress because I wanted the deal to be sealed with no chance of unforeseen problems. It was a long, sometimes very intense time of seasonal change in my husband’s and my life.Continue reading “A Move Of Faith”
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Special occasions call for special attention. Way back in the 1960’s grocery stores commonly had promotions to get you to buy your groceries at their establishment. They gave away “Green Stamps” for each dollar you spent and these were usually pasted into stamp books which after saving up enough could be redeemed at designated storesContinue reading “BLUE GARLAND”
We enjoy a lot of freedom in this world. We can choose how we live by making choices that set the ball rolling to achieve our goals…or not. That “or not” is also a choice. We can choose our emotions and how we will react to the things that happen in life; the words saidContinue reading “CHOICES”