Cardinals reprised

Most people who know me know how much I love cardinals. I have loved them as long as I can remember. I used to watch them from the window of my Grandma’s old farmhouse and I still remember the awe I felt. Even as a child they gave me a peace and reassurance that I […]

Loss is loss

I was recently shocked and quite frankly disgusted when I found out that a military widow insinuated rather bluntly to another widow, still in the first few weeks of her unwanted journey, that her loss was somewhat less important because of the different ways that their husbands died.  First of all, it hurts my heart […]

No contest

“See that you do not look down on one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.” Matthew 18:10 Recently I was told that soon I would have to make a choice between homeschooling my children and being a teacher. It […]


**This is heavy. I wrote it through tears and I only wrote it because it is part of a healing process for me. I write to heal. I share it because I hope my story can help or change someone else’s heart and life. I wish I could restrict the age of the reader, but […]

This life…

I just watched a true life story about a soldier who killed his girlfriend and then a few years later took his own life.  This man fought in a war and had severe PTSD.  He didn’t just say he had it, he was in military mental health hospitals more than once for treatment and released […]

Always a favorite

I realize that it might be a bit cliche’, because it is hard not to love 1 Corinthians 13, but I have always loved it.  I do not just love the 13th Chapter of Corinthians…I love the 12th Chapter too.  I remember reading this in high school and wondering what was in store for me…but […]

A Love Interrupted

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