I have to be honest. I haven't really been balanced or centered as far as my writing ever since Mama went Home over two years ago. I have been wandering in a sense, easily losing my focus. This has affected my writing this blog, my author page, and my book, "The Sailor's Legacy." Mama was … Continue reading Looking Back to Move Forward
Let me begin by thanking all of you who have read, "liked," and followed my blog posts in the time since this trip called "blogging" began for me. I hope that for the most part you are encouraged and you get a laugh or giggle sometimes from the posts on this blog. Lightheartedness is a … Continue reading Happy 100th Post!
Here it is, that time of year again; making those resolutions. Or as some people decide to do, not make any resolutions for the new year. I find that I usually do make some sort of resolution, even if it's simply to try to do better with the ones I made last year. Trying … Continue reading Been Doin’ Some Thinkin’
As I was waking up this morning talking to God I thought of how I might get into the habit of sending a morning greeting to my son. Then I thought of doing the same with my daughter-in-love, his sweet wife and with my daughter who is still living at home. I have always called … Continue reading Letters of Lasting Significance
Don't you just hate it when a promise made to you has been broken, or you realize you have broken a promise made to someone? I do. I notice the times I realize I have done the breaking of a promise more than when others have. I get so aggravated at myself, and it bothers … Continue reading Promises
In high school, my tenth grade teacher asked us one day, "When you listen to music is it the words or the melody that attracts you and keeps you listening to that song over and over?" At that time I answered that it was the words, because I listened for the message in the words. … Continue reading I Heard A Song Today
I have obviously been away from blogging for awhile. A break was much needed for several reasons. The biggest reason has to to with my writing. I am still working on my debut novel and trying to get it ready for pubilication. This past year and a half has been tough as far as keeping … Continue reading Back After a Break
This past year has been such a paradox in so many ways. It has seemed to rush by in a blur while at the same time I felt I was in slow motion like a slug. I knew some of the darkest, hurtful, and sad days ever; and some of the brightest, healing, and … Continue reading A New Year