I'm back! I've taken a little over a year off from writing ... well from my blog, anyway. I've been busy with clients which is a blessing, but have put myself on the back burner for too long. So I've purposefully scheduled time each week to get back to my first love, writing! This story has... Continue Reading →
A Remedy for Pride
7 Deadly Sins series - #2 I associate Pride with all those ‘other people’ who are openly arrogant, self-indulged, smug. I don’t consider myself akin to those endlessly striving for stardom, recognition, glory. But I now know I’m wrong. We can conveniently see Pride in others but rarely recognize it in ourselves. Of the seven deadly... Continue Reading →
Yom Yahveh – Day of Perfect Being
Yom Yahveh. I learned this Jewish phrase has two meanings: Day of the Lord or Day of Perfect Being. In our modern world, most of us understand Sunday as the Lord’s Day. But I became intrigued by the second meaning Day of Perfect Being.
I Like to Schedule My Procrastination
I'm a scheduled procrastinator.I'm a champion of strategic procrastination.
Respect All Life
Full page newspaper ad (who does that anymore?😉) I designed for the Respect Life group I’m in. It was an honor to use my God-given talents for this cause. Hundreds of individuals supported the ad with donations. Check out all their names at Sauk valley media.com/ads
New – Light – Open
My focus for 2020. What's yours?
Breath of Heaven – Inhale the Future
I told him that if he calms down, I would give him a pen and paper so he could ask me anything ... “The first thing he wrote is… ‘Where the f**k am I?’” We collectively pause and exhale a burst of laughter.
Breath of heaven – Awake!
Note: This is the fifth installment in the Breath of Heaven series. If you're new here, Welcome! If you'd like to start with the first installment please click here. “We need to sleep in a real bed,” Travis exclaims. I wrestle with the decision to leave Greg’s side. “No one is dying tonight, Mom,” Evanne... Continue Reading →
Breath of Heaven – Conversations
Oh yeah, I remember – Greg died yesterday … twice … I’m awake now. Zombie-like I stand, managing to step over Travis who’s dozing on the floor. Kimberly sees I’m conscious and quips, “How do you sleep without moving at all? You haven’t so much as flinched since you laid down.” I shrug, continuing... Continue Reading →
Breath of Heaven – the Turn
This is the third installment of this series. If you're new here find the first installments here: Breath of Heaven and here: Breath of Heaven - Then. Thank you for your patience as I work through this story. Please share with others. The blue-black sky holds my broken heart in its grip. I glance up... Continue Reading →