I’ve just recently passed an important milestone. I remember being a young woman with my life stretching out before me like an endless country road. As the days went by I never really thought about what life would look life after my children were grown. I just lived one day to the next taking care … Continue reading Twenty
As a little girl I loved nothing more than being outdoors. Trees beckoned to be climbed, rocks called out to be turned over, you never knew what treasure might lie beneath. Most of the time it was an earth worm, but occasionally there’d be a penny and that was pure gold. I loved to run, … Continue reading Growing Up, Up and Away
I kept a promise to myself last night. I promised I would spend some time sitting by the Christmas tree soaking in its cheerfulness and remember what it felt like to be a kid again. I used to do this as a child. I would sneak out of my room and sit as close to … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Seems my theme this Christmas season is joy. Joy left me a few years ago and I wondered if it would ever return. I spent a lot of 2018 doing the hard work of recovery from devastating grief. Grief has been my banner for four years…but not anymore. I’ve learned a lot over the last … Continue reading The Other Side
It was while I was in puppy pose a thought hit me. These last years of my life have been filled with days and months of stretching. Stretching what, you wonder? Well, unlike the puppy pose, which any yoga amateur (like me) would appreciate. The kind of stretching the Lord is doing in my life … Continue reading Stretched