Barely Breathing:10 Secrets to Surviving Loss of Your Child, Now Available!

So today is the day!! Lydia’s 11th anniversary in heaven. Bittersweet for sure. However, I’m so blessed my book is here.  Here is the amazon link! I would love to hear feedback from any of you who read this, via a review on Amazon and comment here too. When my sweet Lydia died, I had… Read More

Stagnant Faith-When It’s Time To Stop Running

(Sharing this post from the past. It’s still so relevant and a great reminder.) I turned on Joyce Meyer a few days ago, my late night battery re-charger. It was all in the message, STOP RUNNING FROM GOD. Really? I felt like it was without a doubt tailored exclusively just for me.  I wanted to pull the… Read More

Ellie’s Way-Spreading Hope and Healing on The Sweeter Side

Surprised by what came in the mail, I couldn’t wait to get home to open the package.  I was nervous, yet excited, and not quite sure of what I would find inside. Carefully, I lifted the lid, opening the box ever so gently.  At first glance, my eyes observed a box full of gifts that… Read More

Living Intentionally After Loss

How has your life changed since your loss?  In what ways are you the same or different?  Today’s post is one sparked by recent conversations with a friend. Losing a loved one can cause us to lose ourselves and morph into completely different people, both good and bad.  When Lydia was alive, I really had… Read More

Thank You Jesus…

Thank you Jesus!  What a wonderful Psalm, giving us hope. A photo of our last trip to the ocean, about two months before the accident.    Love this girl..Her love for life just glows in every picture.. I’m so thankful she is safe, happy, and rejoicing in Heaven.

Hope and Memories in 2015

Hi friends…. I took a few days off to enjoy family and friends during Christmas, which was nice, yet proving a bit challenging to get back into the swing of things.  My days were filled with adventure and excitement, from roasting hot dogs in the snow to rescuing a teddy bear being flushed down the… Read More