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
A Day Of Gratitude
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
Catching My Breath
The April Camp NaNo 2015 has been over for about a week and a half. I took time to catch my breath and coast a little before starting back writing anything. I have to say that my first experience participating in this virtual writing camp was a very positive one. I didn't know what to … Continue reading Catching My Breath
Of Family and Patriots
Our family reunion is usually celebrated the first weekend in July, coinciding with Independence Day. I thought about not writing a post about “the 4th of July,” but I decided that America’s independence is just too important not to, and being that our family celebrates one another as well as our country at this time, … Continue reading Of Family and Patriots
Is There A Novel On The Way?
You know that novel that a few months ago I said might be in my future? Well, it really may be taking shape in my mind. I have been doing genealogy off and on for a few years. I haven’t taken the time to be really serious with it until over this past year. The … Continue reading Is There A Novel On The Way?
Some Things That Helped Me Cope With Loss
I had planned to share another Christmas blog, but I feel that I need to share a message about something just as appropriate at this time. I read a message on my Facebook feed from someone I don’t know. She is the mother of one of the little 1st grade boys who went to Heaven … Continue reading Some Things That Helped Me Cope With Loss
God Has A Plan Before We Know We Need One:
There was a particular situation that had recently happened when I wrote the last blog. It was one of those things that came completely out of the blue. I had told my 20 year old daughter that I was going into town to mail something from the post office. After parking the car just out … Continue reading God Has A Plan Before We Know We Need One: