In Heavenly Peace: Fresh Snow (Part One)

It was snowing again.  Prissy sat by the window and watched as the flakes floated gracefully to the barren ground.  It looked magical; they shimmered with light, dancing in the setting sun.  It was a good one this time, thick and white, a blanket of glistening beauty.  She could hardly wait to play outside.  The … Continue reading In Heavenly Peace: Fresh Snow (Part One)

Difficult Times (part two)

2020 rolled in with great pomp and circumstance and I was ready for a fresh start; 2019 wasn’t my favorite and I had high hopes for a better year.   But, as we all know, this year hasn’t been anyone’s favorite.  Early on our shiatzu of sixteen years passed away and I cried my eyes out … Continue reading Difficult Times (part two)

My Refuge and Fortress: Trusting (Part Twelve)

Clara stood in front of the long mirror, mounted on the back of the bedroom door, and stared at her reflection.  She’d tried on so many outfits she’d given up trying to count them.  Her bed was covered in clothing as a testament of her inability to choose.  Now, she scrutinized her selections, wondering if … Continue reading My Refuge and Fortress: Trusting (Part Twelve)

My Refuge and Fortress: Good News (Part Eleven)

David was up early.  If it weren’t for the traffic noise outside his third floor apartment window, he might’ve heard the birds singing a Good Morning song.   He had to pinch himself to make sure this was all really happening.  He’d met a girl at the Dog Park, of all places, and had the courage … Continue reading My Refuge and Fortress: Good News (Part Eleven)

My Refuge and Fortress: Reconciliation (Part Ten)

“Hello.”  Laura said it again.  She could hear faint sounds of whimpering on the other end of the line, it sounded like someone was trying to stifle tears.  Laura knew who it was, caller ID didn’t allow for secrets, but she couldn’t understand what was going on, why was Clara so upset?  “What’s the matter, … Continue reading My Refuge and Fortress: Reconciliation (Part Ten)