Yearly Archives: 2011


Rejected and Alone 1

Christmas can be a very difficult time for those who are alone or have lost someone they love. Feelings of abandonment, rejection and depression can easily seep in. A dear, divorced friend of mine whose children are now grown and distant, was sharing with me how this time of year […]


Fulfillment 2

Today was my mother’s younger sister’s funeral. All who knew my Aunt Marilyn loved her. I seriously doubt she had one enemy. Even her ex-husband’s family and the family of her ex-daughter-in-law came to not only show their support, but to openly weep with those of us who wept. Sadly, […]


Let There Be Light!

It’s something we all take for grantedSomething we rarely even think aboutIt’s something we barely even noticeUntil we have to go without Without it, your food will spoilYour normal tasks become a toilIn darkness you grasp at thingsYou’re hopeless without it’s means I could go on and on, but this is […]


Away From the Noise

My, my, it’s been a long time since I’ve blogged! My busy life and hectic schedule have been the main culprits, but there is also something else. I have allowed myself to be caught up in the busyness of life, straining for bits and pieces of quietness from the noise. […]


Corey’s Ram in the Bush

How did I find myself driving 20 minutes out of my way back to the baseball field at 10:00 pm after my oldest son’s baseball game? With four sleepy children in the car at that. Simple. My four year-old had left his toy truck on the field and was on the […]


Stop, Look and Listen 1

I try to write out of my own personal experiences with the Lord. Just today, as I curled up on my bed with my laptop and devotional book in hand, I was ready. Ready to hear from God. Soaking music was playing softly in the background and I was in […]