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Mountains to Climb


Beautiful mountains laced with trees, hide the tears that no one sees. Mountains tall, mountains small, mountains hiding the pain of all. Everyone climbs a mountain each day, feeling stress, fears, loss,and led astray. Don’t forget the dreams that meander like a stream tickling our soul, waiting patiently to play the role. Take one step and then another, the mountain […]

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Laughter For Three


Dear Readers,     The three short stories that you are about to read are true. They really happened to me along with a little help from an out of  control lawn mower, a can of worms, and a two-year-old sister, who wouldn’t keep her clothes on. I hope you will enjoy them!               […]

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A Journey Down a Winding Path

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 Before we were born, God planned our path. A path that would take twists and turns and introduce us to family, friends, and perfect strangers.  A path that would lead us on a journey of discovery, dreams, sadness, hurt,  happiness, wellness, illness, death, excitement, wonder, work, play, and love.   A path that would be unpredictable and full of surprises.  A […]

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Children are a Special Gift


I love children; always have. Even as a child, I enjoyed when a baby cousin accompanied an aunt or uncle visiting our home. I always thought babies had their own uniqueness; soft skin, sparkling eyes, and a sweet, fresh smell all their own. Unless they needed a diaper change! My love for children continued as I grew up. I loved […]

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On the Wings of a Cardinal


 I love birds. All types of birds; red-breasted robins, hummingbirds, purple finches, bluejays, doves, and even pigeons.  However, my favorite bird is the cardinal. I love the brilliant red of the male and the gold, reddish color of the female. I love their heavenly sound as they sing their beautiful songs. Just a few facts……… Cardinals have a life span of […]

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My Special Angel, Lee Brodt

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 I was born in 1948 to a beautiful young woman named, Roberta Lorraine Transue. My biological father wanted to marry Mom but it was not meant to be.  During that era, having a baby out of wedlock was far from acceptable. Although Mom knew the road ahead would be hard, she was not afraid.  Mom worked hard every day,but it […]

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A Small Still Voice

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This evening, as I took my walk around our local track, something or someone spoke to me. No, it was not my husband’s voice or that of the folks walking laps. It was a small still voice that felt like it came from my heart. It is almost as if, my heart had an idea that meandered up to my […]

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