Sitting In Your Grief

  Grief is such an odd emotion. Many people have no idea what to do with it when they see it in others or even how to handle it in themselves. I can remember so vividly being engulfed with grief every waking moment after D-day and it was so confusing. I just wanted it...

An empty house

I walked into an empty house today. My husband of 11 years, the man who I love and wanted to spend my golden years swinging on a porch with, moved out today. The ink from the divorce papers still fresh. His keys are not on the hook, his coffee mug is gone. He...

The power of redemption

You just never know what God has in store for you. I spent my New Years Eve at the church, playing with wee kids, helping the Pastor’s wife out while the adults watched The War Room. I just couldn’t watch the movie. I love kids but that is not my calling. Or maybe my...

Joy when you are not happy

Maybe I am very wrong on this but I have come to the conclusion that joy and happiness mean two different things. Joy is internal and can be felt no matter what. Joy comes only from knowing and walking with Christ. Happiness is external and temperamental. I have had...

One word for 2015

It is the eve of New Years Eve and I find myself contemplating this past year. Pretty sure this was sparked by a question in one of my support groups – what is your word for 2016? So, what was my word for 2015? That’s a hard one. To tell of this year, without...
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