Category Archives: Growth

The Funeral

I have lost those I have loved dearly to death. I have dreamed of being in their presence again. I have remembered times spent with them so vividly that all of my senses can recall the moment. And yet today, … Continue reading

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When A Poem Moves You

Everyone knows I love a good quote.  Sometimes though, a poem will stand out as something that provokes me to be still for a moment and take in the intention. Lately? Of course, Lesser’s recommendation to those that are interested … Continue reading

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The Art of Letting Go

I have reached the section of Elizabeth Lesser’s book about death, so hang in with me because there is much to write about. I agree that the great human fear is death. Sometimes more than a physical death, many of … Continue reading

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Sisterhood

I was not given a sister as a sibling in this life, yet I have still been blessed with many of them.  Once upon a time as a child, for whatever reason, I did not trust my fellow female species. … Continue reading

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Ode To Oprah

“When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” – Oprah Winfrey I know, I know.  The larger than life figure starts getting hated because there is a bit of obnoxiousness to being larger than life.  But considering … Continue reading

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Family Ties

“The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small.” – Mother Teresa   Occasionally in the last few weeks I have been transported back into my childhood, vividly experiencing the sights, smells and feelings … Continue reading

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A Miracle

I was given a life lesson as a gift on Mother’s Day.  It was a glimpse….a reminder, that the heart has the capacity to be crushed with devastating news, yet can still rest in hope, while encouraging others to do … Continue reading

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Motherhood

If I had a dollar for every time my mother told me “just wait until you have a child and you will understand,” I would be rich.  I try to refrain from saying those words to my children because I … Continue reading

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Control

The concept of control is not my friend.  In fact, we have been at odds for a while now.  In my 20’s we had a huge battle when the anxiety that flowed through my being bubbled over into my everyday … Continue reading

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Example of Evidence

Last Sunday my pastor talked about historical evidence for Christ living on earth, dying on a cross and the large amount of people who saw him after the tomb was found empty.  The people who saw these miracles began Christianity. … Continue reading

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