Soul Quenching Savior

I know it’s a couple days late. Seems to be the story of my life. Always a day late , dollar short and behind schedule. Between work and shuffling children around my writing sometimes takes a back seat. Hey, it’s the thought that counts, right?          So, Easter thoughts better late than never.    🙂  We… Read More

Thanksgiving Blessings-Reflections From A Mom Who Lost, Yet Won

It was November 27, 2002 and the clock had just turned past midnight. After a rigorous 24 hours of labor and nearly missing an emergency C-section, early this Wednesday morning my beautiful daughter Lydia Marie was born, weighing 8lbs 2 oz. and covered in a full head of dark hair.  Heavily medicated and exhausted, I couldn’t believe… Read More

Spirit Filled Easter

Sharing my post from last year…Love this time of year… With Easter right around the corner, I can’t help but think of my last Easter with Lydia. We had always enjoyed the sunrise service in the middle of the desert.   There’s nothing quite like getting up at 4 AM, throwing the kids in the car,… Read More

Secondary Loss and Steak Sauce

We were on a boat and I could see the shore in the distance. A few old friends, some of Lydia’s old friends and me. No clue what we were doing there but it was nice to see everyone. Suddenly, the boat began taking on water and would soon succumb to the power of the… Read More

What’s Better Than Christmas Songs and Recipes? A Book Giveaway That Includes Both!

I’m very excited to announce a fabulous Christmas giveaway guaranteed get you in the spirit of the season. It has to do with delicious recipes and wonderful music. Interested? Read on…. I am a lover of recipes as it’s no secret I didn’t inherit the cooking gene from my family. Unfortunately, I was not blessed… Read More

11 Things I Would Have Done Differently If I Had Known It Would Be The Last……..

My girl. Today is your 13th birthday. I can’t believe you would be a teenager. It’s hard to fathom that I am the mom to a 13-year-old. Where did the years go? To be able to celebrate with you, would be my first wish. To see your adorable smile, your mischievous glances and determined mindset,… Read More