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 years … Continue 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 is … Continue 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. I … Continue reading When You Want to Give Up