Always His Day

Today is the day he was born. It marks him. It is his day in history…but he’s not here to enjoy it. What do you do with the birthday of the one you loved and lost? Let it slip quietly by? Make a big deal out of it? Let grief overwhelm you? Or, just be … More Always His Day

It really hurts

The grief journey takes us to unexpected places and hits us at all times of the day and night. I cannot tell you how many late night conversations I’ve had with those who made themselves available to me in the wee hours of the morning during the early days on this journey. I’m forever grateful. … More It really hurts

A Woman’s Glory

Does not the very nature of things teach you that if a man has long hair, it is a disgrace to him, but that if a woman has long hair, it is for her glory? For long hair is given to her as a covering. (1Corinthians 11:14-15 NIV) I lost my glory today…cut it right off. … More A Woman’s Glory

We are Family

I was cleaning out a drawer of placemats today when I came across the gem in the picture. I made it for David when he was a toddler, so that he could begin to recognize family members who were on the other side of the ocean. This is pre-Skype and FaceTime, so we actually had … More We are Family

Soul Repair

Do you have aches and pains and can’t figure out the source of the problem? Do you find yourself taking pain medicine for a symptom just to get through the day? Last week my feet were hurting after work. My feet often hurt, as I am up and down a lot, and always try to … More Soul Repair