Friendships, Moving, and the Kindness of God

Saying “see you later” doesn’t make saying “good-bye” easier. For me, the worst part of moving is leaving friends behind, not knowing when you will see them again. Leaving our home of fifteen years was agonizing knowing the friendships I would leave behind would never be the same. Fifteen years of friendships equaled fifteen yearsContinue reading “Friendships, Moving, and the Kindness of God”

Time to Celebrate

Celebrations are a part of the fabric of American life. There is always a holiday for card companies to make money from and stores to monopolize. I have seen throughout my lifetime how the commercialization of holidays make them less meaningful and more materialistic. If any culture knows how to celebrate, for the right reasons,Continue reading “Time to Celebrate”

A Time to Renew

Renew. There is something about that word that makes me feel refreshed. It is my word for the year that I wrote about in the beginning of January. I have been on a journey of mental, spiritual, and physical renewal. Just checking in with my readers who have a “word” for their year. How isContinue reading “A Time to Renew”

When You Want to Give Up

I just can’t do it today. One year ago, you couldn’t get out of bed. I am so tired of being tired. One year ago, noises drove you from stores. Everything hurts. One year ago you could barely walk. I can’t tolerate anyone or anything right now. One year ago your siblings feared you. IContinue reading “When You Want to Give Up”