The Ultimate Revelation of Faith

I didn’t really fathom the enormity of the meaning of Easter until after Lydia died, my adorable five-year old baby girl.   I knew absolutely nothing about death until July 16, 2008.  Prior to that, it was elusive to me. It was terrifying, and something I shied away from in every conversation that arose. Death was… Read More

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

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

Strengthening Faith Through Trials-My Goals For 2017

We had just spent three and a half hours on icy snow covered roads, listening to whining children, four of them to be exact, arguing with discontent in the back seat.  I personally, had had enough and was bursting to receive the freedom awaiting me, as my car pulled into the driveway. We were home.… Read More

Stop Running and Find Your Way

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 blanket over my head and hide, so no one would notice… but I noticed…I… 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