Tag Archives: loss

A Little Bird Told Me

A little bird told me: If you say you’re sorry first you are the bravest, If you forgive first you are the strongest, If you forget first you are the happiest. God’s Peace

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Jasmine Finds Hope

I will be returning to Cambodia in January, to work alongside my church mission team with children who have been rescued from human trafficking and slavery. (See posts during October/November 2014) I am writing stories for the children in the … Continue reading

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The Power of Music

The first few bars of “Beautiful Savior” will bring me to the heart of my faith, and sometimes, the core of my sadness, instantly. Listening to anything by Journey will conjure up the “sparky” side of me and make me … Continue reading

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Believe!

Dear E, Last December, I vowed to make my 65th year “the best year ever”. I wrote those words in my journal. I promised to get fit. To work less. To start a blog. To spend more time on the … Continue reading

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The Gift

My blog has been a bit silent of late. So has my heart. But as time goes by, healing happens and one’s love of life returns. Thank God. I just returned home from a trip back east where I spent … Continue reading

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Penny Candy

I grew up in Mill Valley, California. This is by far one of the best places on earth for raising kids — or at least it was in 1954. I went back there on the fourth of July to take … Continue reading

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Have Breakfast With a Cat

Sometimes, it’s good to shake things up a bit. Try having breakfast with a cat.

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A Glimpse Through God’s Eyes

I’m working through some heavy stuff, so if you’re not in the mood, just move to the next blog! I understand! Having lost my husband of 24 years 19 days ago, I still find myself at the bottom of a … Continue reading

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Whispering Hope

A good friend wrote, “Your “floating” thought brought to mind two old “anchor” hymns:” The second verse from “My Hope is Built on Nothing Less:” “When darkness seems to hide His face, I rest on His unchanging grace. In every … Continue reading

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Cream Until Fluffy

A relatively new friend emailed me yesterday, and said that one of my posts reminded her of a wonderful old friend, the memories they had made together, and that she had lost touch with her over the years. Here is … Continue reading

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