A Day in the Life of a Grieving Mother

I woke up this morning and sat up on my bed, legs dangling towards the floor.  The heaviness of my eyes was overwhelming. I was exhausted, yet weirdly refreshed and thankful to find that the stinging of my bloodshot eyes had subsided after a few hours sleep. My mind didn’t waste any time reminding me… Read More

A Look Back..Seven Years Ago

  Today marks nine years since Lydia departed to heaven. I found this blog post I wrote a couple of years ago and wanted to share.    Thinking of all of you grieving hearts and sending prayers of peace and love. Hope is just around the corner.   My travels last weekend brought me through another five hours alone… Read More

Kind Words and the Impact of an Extraordinary Nurse

These stories never get old.  Sharing one dear to my heart in honor of National  Nurses Week. Hearing of parents mourning the loss of their children due to sudden and traumatic ways, brings back vivid memories to me, knowing the helpless feeling all too well.    The devastating losses of others, is was a strong reminder… Read More

The Gift of Grief: How to Embrace Peace When You Feel Overwhelmed

Sharing my post today, published by a wonderful online site, Having Time, on finding peace and the gift of grief. “It’s not the events of our lives that shape us but our beliefs as to what those events mean.” – Tony Robbins She stretched her growing legs out, shoving back the pile of blankets that were… Read More

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

Sunday Musings

Just finishing up a nice relaxing weekend visiting with family and friends in Reno, NV.  Sometimes, you just got to put everything aside and unwind.  The weather here is absolutely beautiful, and I think it may hit 70 degrees today  After such a long winter buried in snow, I am craving the blue skies and sunshine.… Read More