Today was the greatest day in Mama's life a year ago today. Last year on January 6th, she stepped through that veil that we can't see through, but that lead to her perfect health and life eternal with her Lord and Savior. She worshiped and served Jesus here on earth, but now her worship is … Continue reading Through The Veil
That first year without a loved one is tough. Everyday is different with them not in your daily life, or at least where you could call them or go visit with them; share a laugh, a hug, all those things about when they were still here. Any birthday, anniversary, or holiday makes it even harder … Continue reading The First Thanksgiving
Every year on August 23 I remember how my life changed drastically in nineteen seventy-two; for the better. A year before I had been diagnosed with scoliosis, which is a curve in my spine. The doctors had watched it until they decided surgery was a necessary choice in my case. The metal and leather … Continue reading A Day Of Gratitude
I practically grew up in family vegetable gardens since before I can remember. Both sets of my grandparents had large "family gardens." Mama's parents planted enough of a variety of vegetables for themselves, my aunt's family, and Mama's family, as well as some truck farming. Papaw Holley planted acres of purple hull peas and hired … Continue reading Squash Bugs Everywhere!
Can you just imagine?! What it must have been like on that first Resurrection morning to see what had happened in the spirit world! Before the discovery was even made on Earth, all Hell feared and trembled, while all Heaven rejoiced because the angels and demons had witnessed, and they knew what had truly happened! … Continue reading Imagine!
As I try to get back to our “new normal” and reprogram to fit my life now, I have a new perspective on my writing. My mama passed away in January of this year after a long battle with a rare auto immune disease, and the probable brain cancer, and lung cancer associated with it. … Continue reading New Beginnings
I didn’t realize it’s been so long since I’ve written a blog post until I looked at the last date a minute ago. My, how time flies. These past few weeks, I’ve been making some changes in the novel I wrote last November while taking part in National Novel Writing Month. The final title will … Continue reading Catching Up and Making Changes
I got some more of that news that just “tickles me pink,” as the saying goes. On one of those calls just to visit on the phone with my parents, I asked if there were any pears. Daddy had said before that there weren’t going to be as many pears this Fall. So I thought … Continue reading One Of Those Things I Cherish