Pregnancy Loss and Our Hearts

Pregnancy Loss and Our Hearts

This month is Awareness Month. Pink and Blue. This can be a hard time for these families. I know when we suffered ours it was one of the hardest things I ever went through. I was also a newly married teen, so talk about being confused and scared on top of it all. A lot […]

My New Journey

My New Journey

For the past eighteen months, I have been on a new journey. Not one I chose, but one God gave me. I have been learning how to be a widow. Now, I do not even like that word and use it only when I absolutely must. I’m sure many of you know what I’m saying. […]

I’m an Orphan

I’m an Orphan

Sounds strange, when I type those words, “I’m an orphan,” but it’s true, here on earth anyway. It was only two months ago that I wrote about the anniversary of my dad’s passing twenty years previous. Five days (and twenty years) after he left this world, Mom joined him and all of her other family […]

Be Thankful for What??

Be Thankful for What??

In a few short days, we’ll be celebrating another Thanksgiving with our loved ones around tables filled with steamy delicacies and holiday cheer. There, we’ll share tales of our experiences over the past year, as well as, expressions of thanksgiving for all the Lord has blessed us with. It’s easy to give thanks for good things such as family, friends, and good […]

Pet Lessons

Pet Lessons

“I don’t like this anymore,” she cried. “It’s not the way it used to be with him,” she lamented. “I don’t think I can do this.” Tears streamed down her face in sorrow. She was 12 and her beloved dog was wailing and nipping at her in his pain. As I sat and watched my […]