I can remember all the things about this day 11 years ago. Like they just happened. It was Good Friday. I flew to Arizona early in the morning. When I arrived the sun was hot and there was a fierce wind. I remember watching the traffic lights swing back and forth because of the wind.... Continue Reading →
As I was working (sort of) around my place Saturday I stepped into one of the deceptive areas that are found scattered around our property. I thought it looked dry enough but quickly discovered it was not, it was soft and wet and marshy. Almost immediately the words, “On Christ the Solid Rock I Stand”... Continue Reading →
I decided to do a little work outside Saturday. My RA was telling me to stay in bed and rest but the warm weather and sunshine told me to go for it! As I walked around I was saddened to see how far gone my beautiful place is. Last year was a really hard year... Continue Reading →
We landed in the Dallas airport after a 7 day Caribbean Cruise. My heart, mind, soul and body refreshed, new life and strength and courage brought in by the sea breeze, sunshine, sleep, laughter upon laughter and by the gentle love of my Heavenly Father. Bekah asked me to call. I know I should wait.... Continue Reading →
And then sometimes.... things just... well... things just end. It's messy and it's painful and its just finished.
I haven't slept more than a couple of hours each night for weeks. Yesterday my doctor lectured me on the need for sleep…”everyone needs sleep, but when your body already works against you, it is very important for you to get sleep”. I explained that I would love to sleep but felt like there are a... Continue Reading →
I have two primary love languages, gifts and acts of service. Gifts are always more than just the gift itself. I actually really don't care for holidays where gift giving is expected... don't give me a gift because you have to. Christmas stresses me out, the expectation to give so many gifts and the stress of... Continue Reading →
Celebrated my 40th birthday this week. It has been a beautiful, sweet, loving and joyful week! I absolutely love celebrating my birthday. That’s a fairly recent thing. Well, 10 years to be exact. Prior to my 30th. I greatly disliked my birthday. As a child for several, too many, years my birthday meant an increase... Continue Reading →