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From my journal. . . .Mother’s Day 2013



I can’t help but think about my sweet mama a lot this week. Wow! Only You know how every thought is filled with her memory! It seems I can’t escape her presence. . ..although she’s not really here anymore.

Sometimes it still seems so unreal that she is now with You. . .but I’m glad she’s safe now and has found her joy again. But the ache of missing her buries deep within my bosom. My chest hurts with the pain of losing my best friend and mentor. The questions of her death run deep within my mind. Continue reading From my journal. . . .Mother’s Day 2013

Where Do I Run?

I’m just going to be real honest. These last few weeks have been T.O.U.G.H!

Blogging has not been on my radar!

I had LASIK eye surgery a few weeks ago. . . and the healing process is going much to slow for my liking.

Our house is under contract and the repair list seems to keep growing. We have two weeks before closing!

Purchasing a new home has been anything but smooth. . . the stress is insanely real!

My stomach has been tied up completely in knots, my appetite seems to have walked away, and the emotional stress from it all has left me very anxious and in tears many times.

So, where do I run in these times? Where do I find peace for my anxious heart? Continue reading Where Do I Run?

A Letter to My Daughter


from my journal…

April 2015

Dear Lauryn,

You hold such a special and tender place in my heart. My heart grieves with you today. This week has been a tough one for you. Saying goodbye to your sweet little cat Bolt has been a very hard thing. He brought you so much joy and delight!

I remember when you first brought him home. You cared for him so tenderly . . . like he was your own little baby. You’ve always had a gentle way with animals. And Bolt knew his owner was a softie! Continue reading A Letter to My Daughter