She wasn’t sure she could take another day of the stench….the cramped quarters…all the sweat from so many women, all strangers, literally piled on top of each other for one more day. She would close her eyes and wish herself dead. “Just get it over with already.” Immaculee Ilibagiza spent 91 days hiding from soldiers…… Continue reading This is impossible.
Our community lost another friend today. To cancer. We’ve said goodbye to two friends in less than 6 days here in my community. One to a tragic wreck, leaving behind 3 children and family and another to cancer….leaving behind 3 children, a husband and family. I read in our community paper that there was a…… Continue reading Where’s your hope?
It’s day 2 of summer and I’m fighting the urge to mark days off a calendar until school is back in session. Then that voice kicks in…gosh darn, I know it’s God and He’s telling me “enJOY the moment,” and “life is short,” and “remember you were the one sniffing how fast your kids…… Continue reading Let’s make simple, simple again
If we don’t take time to mourn what’s left behind, we aren’t giving it the proper recognition it once occupied in our hearts
I don’t know about you, but my calendar seems to be so full that it’s on the brink of of having it’s OWN meltdown. How does this always happen? January 1st rolls around and I’m so excited that the kiddos are returning to school soon and my calendar is a pretty, white color because very…… Continue reading Traveling solo?
(Repost from days past, but so good I had to bring out the vintage!) I’m not a morning person. Period. The funny thing is, I’m really not a late night person either. I’m kind of a 8-5 kind of gal. By 8 am I’ve had two cups of dark coffee and by about five in…… Continue reading Breaking down the story of Enimem (aka M&M)
Ever have one of those “did I just say that out loud?” moments? What am I thinking, we have ALL had one of those moments, right? Those moments when you share something that was maybe really personal for you…or maybe it wasn’t some deep secret desire…but you said something that left you little vulnerable to…… Continue reading When being vulnerable hurts