#60 Days of Faith, Hope, and Love

When I found out that Healing is the theme for Blogher’s September NaBloPoMo, I knew I had to join.Right now, I am in need of healing from the biggest heartbreak I’ve ever faced.You see, on Sunday, September 7th it will have been 60 days since I last saw my stepson Ryan’s beautiful smile....more
LilyLeung Thank you so much Lily.  I so appreciate your comment.  We are still taking things day ...more

Valentine’s Day –Three Reasons To Make it a Work of Heart

Tomorrow is the big day.  Valentine's Day!While some of you have been waiting and planning since we began 2014, from the comments I've seen on social media, I think more of you have been dreading it. It seems like a majority of folks this year are denouncing it as a “greeting card holiday”, created by companies to grab your dough during the drought between Christmas and Mother’s day.  While this may be true – at least somewhat, my heart won’t let me believe it. ...more

Dear Polar Vortex

 January 8, 2014 Dear Polar Vortex:      You may have won a few of the battles over the last couple of days here at our house, but you didn’t keep us down.  ...more
I clearly was the last person to hear the term polar vortex (I heard it on tv once yesterday on ...more

One Word Changed My Life

2014 will be the third time that I’ve thrown out the idea of making a list of resolutions and instead focused on just one word for the year.Many have said this practice is life-changing. For me, it has not only changed my life, but it has changed me.To select my word for the year, I begin by asking myself, “Who do I want to be at the end of next year when I am sitting in front of the fireplace, hot chocolate in hand, looking at the lights on the Christmas tree?”...more
Faithful!more

He Saw My Heart From 750 Miles Away

We met, by serendipity, on a sunny, September afternoon – in none other than an AOL chat room. We only chatted for about 10 minutes. That was that, or so I thought. For some reason Michael stuck in my mind and the next day, we chatted again. ...more
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