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  • Musings

    Sleepy Summer Heart

    I watch them walk down the beach into the sunset and my heart tightens a bit in my chest. It’s not sadness really. It is more like the melancholy that comes with being in…

    July 22, 2016
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    Mama This is my favorite photo of us. I wish I had one that showed your face at this moment but I know that mine was only mirroring yours. You were smiling, full of…

    May 7, 2016
  • Musings

    The Fog

    Grief can feel like this. It has become difficult to see clearly — difficult to even think clear thoughts. I forget things. I put things that are supposed to go in the closet into…

    November 3, 2015
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    My mama was taken from us swiftly on October 14th. I am not even close to being able to articulate the grief that I am experiencing. I just have to say something. I have…

    November 1, 2015
  • Musings

    Before You Go

    The birds and tree frogs are venturing out little by little to sing their spring songs. Tiny pink blossoms unfold and sway under the sun’s gentle wooing. It is time for you to sleep…

    March 24, 2015
  • Musings

    Happy Birthday Johnny

    Dearest Johnny, Today is the day we mark the day of your birth. I am so grateful for this day. When you came into our lives we were running full tilt doing ministry and…

    March 22, 2015
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    I believe it was Winston Churchill who said  “There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man”. I love this quote because it is true,…

    February 12, 2015
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    This November

      Sometimes my children do things that fill my heart to the very brink; and when they love one another well it is the sweetest joy of all. When Johnny came home several months…

    November 22, 2014