Tag Archives: God

Counting Days

May 12th I had my annual mammogram. Eight days later I had the diagnosis of breast cancer. And life changed. It became filled with phone calls, doctor appointments, forms, people, tests, waiting, and exhaustion. 5 days to wait for a … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Easter Season

Earlier this month I had the joy of visiting family in what I consider to be one of the most beautiful places on earth. Six days of delight. Six days of mountaintops. I came home ready to jump back into … Continue reading

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Life And Wondering Why

Sometimes I wonder why people always leave. Why did Rich leave? Was I not pretty enough? Thin enough? Kind enough? Or was it him? Why did Dad get Alzheimer’s? Why did his mind leave so long before his hugs? Why … Continue reading

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Good Morning, Lord

Heavenly Father, I’ve been thinking. Pondering things in my heart. I remember back to Youth Group as a teenager. I remember how others were so excited over hearing that you loved them. That Jesus died for them. I remember their … Continue reading

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Oh Deer!

Last night on my way home from a wonderful weekend in Chicago with my daughter, I hit a deer. I was on Route 24 almost to Gridley. I’d been watching my gas gauge, hoping I’d have enough gas to make … Continue reading

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For My Birthday

Yesterday was my birthday. The last one in the decade that brought the most change into my life. The one where I realized I was growing old. I always wondered why they say you are ‘over the hill’ and now … Continue reading

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When the Bee Stings

Saturday afternoon I was just finishing the mowing when I felt horrible stings on my left arm. Over and over a honey bee stinger pierced my skin. Natural reflexes took over and I grabbed at my sleeve with my right … Continue reading

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