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

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

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

Grief Diaries-“A Village Of People Helping People”

  I have to tell you all, that I am honored to be a member and co-author of the Grief Diaries Anthology Series.  These books literally touch your heart and bring a sense of compassion and cohesiveness, as individuals share their experiences through a myriad of topics including grief and loss while shedding light on hope that lies ahead. Grief Diaries-Will… 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

Finding 40-What Grief Has Taught Me Over The Years

Well here it is. It came rolling in with a bang! (Hardly! Unless you consider scrubbing dirty dishes and doing piles of laundry long into the night!) Somehow I thought it would be different. In my 20’s, I always envisioned by life at 40, happy, career driven with a wonderful family and not a care… Read More