A SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM SKYLER

Skyler was born on July 1st, 2016. He was a beautiful little baby boy, with a smile that melted the heart of anyone who gazed at him. Little did we know that on July 29th, 2016, he would take his journey to heaven. We were devastated and heartbroken beyond words. As a way of dealing with my grief, I started […]

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THE BEAUTY OF A WINTER’S DAY

This morning, when I got up, I poured my coffee gave it a splash of french vanilla, then headed into my tv room to watch the morning news. My heart broke as I watched and heard the devastation resulting from a tornado that ransacked through the states of Alabama and Georgia. I cannot imagine the sadness the families and friends […]

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RUSTLING OF WINGS

Today as I walked to my book club, I was taken back by a group of birds ready to take off flying to who knows where. Although the sight of them was a treat, I was in awe by the rustling of their wings.  A beautiful sound resonated as they all flapped together getting ready for their trip.  I listened […]

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DEAR LORD HEAR MY PRAYER

It was early Monday morning when I got the call. A frantic call. A call that would change and break my heart. The caller, my brother-in-law, short words; she is in the ambulance, they can’t revive her. That was all.  “They can’t revive her.”  Stunned, what was happening? My youngest sister? No, it can’t be! Got up, wandered around in […]

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I WAS BLIND BUT NOW I SEE

This story is one of the most difficult I have ever written, but it is one that I believe will help others. I have written a few stories about my grandson. A grandson who is dealing with mental illness.  This story is about a twenty-five-minute car ride that stretched out to be much more than I expected. It’s about the scripture, I […]

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The Day Hope Came to Town

The Day Hope Came to Town is a continuation of a story I wrote titled, The Crosses of Hope. I  hope you will enjoy the next chapter in the lives of Ben, Lizzy, and Beth Thompson and their selflessness, acceptance, and an abundance of love for everyone they meet.                       […]

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The Crosses of Hope

 This story is quite different from any other I have ever written. It is a work of fiction filled with love, longing, compassion, and hope, a Christmas and New Year’s story for our hearts.                               The Crosses of Hope Many years ago, when times were hard […]

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Bring on the Hope

The day started as every other day, I got up, got my coffee and turned on the news. There it was as it has been for the last year but getting more frequent, more disturbing, more of the same thing;  the candidates  stumping for votes. I turned on another news channel and listened to a newscaster talking about several murders, robberies, […]

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The Many Faces of Hope, Faith and Love

This is a story about hope, faith and love; and, the lessons, changes, and miracles that can happen when we believe. Hope………. The definition of hope: a feeling of expectation and desire for a sure thing to happen.  The archaic description: a sense of trust. Those who are less fortunate……….. I like to help others.  One of my favorite places to visit […]

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