Mother’s Day was certainly unique this year due of the COVID-19 pandemic. For me, the week leading up to Mother’s Day was interesting as it was full of video interviews and preparations for various opportunities to share my story. I recorded an interview with a local pastor (and friend of mind) for his Mother’s DayContinue reading “My Week of Interviews – And Sharing One with You!”
Category Archives: Trusting in God
When the Anchor is Secure, But the Ship is Falling Apart
“I just want something to hang my hat on!” I whined to my husband. The funny thing is, before that moment, I’d probably never uttered that phrase in my entire life. I definitely wasn’t wearing a hat. This quarantine seems to be leading us to say and do new things. But, I meant it. IContinue reading “When the Anchor is Secure, But the Ship is Falling Apart”
When It Is Well with Your Soul, But Not with the Rest of You
I remember the somber voices singing at my mother’s funeral. I sat beside my dad, near the front of the church, as the crowd behind us led and echoed the chorus of the hymn “It Is Well.” It Is Well It Is Well With My Soul With My Soul And though I wasContinue reading “When It Is Well with Your Soul, But Not with the Rest of You”
On Fear and Falling Shoes
Hi friends, With the current state of our world, and the unknown effects of the Coronavirus, many people are gripped with fear and anxiety. I get it. I can fall into the same trap, and it’s a dreadful way to live! But, there are truths we can remind ourselves of to help us guard againstContinue reading “On Fear and Falling Shoes”
Read the Directions.
It is no secret that I am a poor navigator. I have written about the GPS lady and how she has tried to cause issues within my marriage. I have shared about my personal Bermuda Triangle, and I’ve heard from many of you that I am not alone in my need for landmark descriptions whenContinue reading “Read the Directions.”
Book Excerpt – “Letting Go and Moving Forward,” From – If Only It Were a Piece of Cake
With school starting, parents dropping their sons and daughters off at college, young people beginning their first jobs, and empty nest transitions of no more preschoolers in the nest during the day, or kids living under the parents’ roof at all anymore, there’s a lot of LETTING GO and MOVING FORWARD happening this time ofContinue reading “Book Excerpt – “Letting Go and Moving Forward,” From – If Only It Were a Piece of Cake”
Math is easier without numbers.
I don’t have a beautiful mind like the guy in the movie by that title who is a brilliant mathematician. In fact, when it comes to math, my mind is anything but beautiful. Equations go into my mind to scoff and mock. “Larry, get a load of this mind! She’ll never get us. We’re safe here!” (Yes, mathContinue reading “Math is easier without numbers.”
Where I Want To Be.
My left hand rested on the top of the steering wheel freeing my other hand to hold the warm travel coffee mug. Through the speakers the morning weatherman projected a mix of sun and storms. Seemed about right. A new front was moving in. Late August meant the seasons were about to change. Summer wasContinue reading “Where I Want To Be.”
Nothing to Lose.
I’ll never forget what she said. She stood behind the simple podium telling a room full of young moms the heartbreaking story of her infant daughter’s death. My throat felt tight and many eyes twinkled with tears as she told our MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group the details of her unimaginable loss. But it was oneContinue reading “Nothing to Lose.”
My Father’s Face
It was dark. Our camping trip was well underway and I was snuggled in my sleeping bag with heavy eyes. Granted we’d only gone as far as the backyard, but sleeping in a tent all night was a pretty big deal to my little Kindergarten self. I tried to stop my brain from having soContinue reading “My Father’s Face”