TANGIBLE TUESDAY TREASURES

Tangible: something that can be touched or felt… Today is Tuesday. It started out damp and cloudy but ended liked I had hoped it would; warm and sunny with the brightest of blue skies. It is incredible how a spirit can change when the weather takes a turn for the best. This morning, after my chores,Continue reading “TANGIBLE TUESDAY TREASURES”

DANDELIONS PUFFS

Tonight when I took my evening walk, I noticed some dandelions were already getting their little white puff heads.  As I stopped to take a few pictures, memories of young children, blowing feather-light seeds while giggling at the distance their little gems traveled, brought a smile to my face. When I arrived home, I satContinue reading “DANDELIONS PUFFS”

IF I HAD KNOWN THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW

It is the day after Easter, and I am sitting at the dining room table sipping a cup of hot tea, thinking about the holiday weekend.  Easter Sunday was everything I had hoped. Celebrating the resurrection of Christ, then spending the afternoon with my family around a table laden with delicious food, memories, laughter, andContinue reading “IF I HAD KNOWN THEN WHAT I KNOW NOW”

FINDING PEACE AMONG THE PAIN

For the last ten weeks,  my heart-felt as if a thick fog had taken it hostage, allowing only sadness to escape. I found myself having a tough time sleeping, often waking up throughout the night, thinking about the things I wanted so desperately to change, then realizing it was beyond my ability to change them. Continue reading “FINDING PEACE AMONG THE PAIN”

GUESS WHAT DAY IT IS?

Guess what day it is?  We hear that question on the television at least once a week, as the talking camel walks through a busy office. Wednesday, hump day, the middle of the workweek, when employees start thinking about Friday. This story is about people. Happy people. People who are sad and prickly.  I amContinue reading “GUESS WHAT DAY IT IS?”

PEACE FROM THE MOURNING DOVE COO

For the last three days, two Mourning Doves have visited me. The first day they meandered on my driveway, sauntering together like a couple enjoying a spring day. On the second day, they explored the yard stopping for a bite to eat at the feeder. Always together, always loving and caring towards each other. TodayContinue reading “PEACE FROM THE MOURNING DOVE COO”

CASSIE’S CHANGE OF HEART

Cassie’s Change of Heart is the third part of the Chipped and Mixed Matched Teacups. In part two: The Traveling Teacups, Cassie and Jim Davidson attend the reading of John’s Will. They were each given the teacup and saucer that held piping hot tea on a cold winter’s night. Along with the chipped and mixed- matchedContinue reading “CASSIE’S CHANGE OF HEART”

WHEN FRIENDS GATHER

Tonight I had the pleasure of sharing dinner with my sister, Donna, and her husband, Albert. It is always a pleasure when family members get together. However, this story is about friends; church friends, neighbor friends, and new friends. It’s about the teens and parents working together; serving a meal, clearing the plates, and offeringContinue reading “WHEN FRIENDS GATHER”

ACCEPTANCE AND LOVE

 Skyler was my great-grandson. He was born, July 1, 2016. Little did we know that twenty-nine days later, God’s angels would travel to earth, and escort our precious, perfect little boy to his forever home in heaven. I started writing the Skyler Letters to help me with my grief. However, I continue to write themContinue reading “ACCEPTANCE AND LOVE”