The Difference Between a Busy Life and a Fulfilled Life

When I retired from my day job, I didn’t have time to think about the change this made in my life. My mother had just passed, my husband was terribly ill, and my job became one of caring for him, … Continue reading

Why Dishonor the Graves?

Yesterday I learned the angel and plaque I placed on my husband’s grave three years ago have disappeared. Why would someone do this?  What kind of satisfaction can one get from taking something off the gravesite of another person’s loved … Continue reading

This is Real Life . . . When I Can’t Sleep

This is real life. This is the man I loved with all my heart. The man I still miss so deeply. It’s late, or early, however you look at it and I should be sleeping. But I’m not. When the … Continue reading

Filling My Jar with Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water

I’m sure you’ve heard the story about the teacher holding a jar and filling it with rocks and asking students if it is full or not, right? Yep, she continues adding things and asking the question again: pebbles, sand and … Continue reading

Cherish Your Family Each and Every Day – Saying Goodbye is Hard

Another holiday passed without the presence of my beloved husband. Each year these holidays become easier to deal with, but there is always a hole in my heart that cannot be completely filled. I’m so grateful for the Holy Spirt … Continue reading