Milkweed, Potatoes, and Faith

Looking through my window this morning, I saw the milkweed plant growing in the corner of the garden. This brought a pleasant memory of my mom. When I was young, none of my friends would hold my hand because I … Continue reading

I Forget You Aren’t Here

I miss you. Not a day goes by without remembering your smiles. Mom, I want to pick up the phone and call you to share something funny or just to hear your voice…to make sure you are doing all right, … Continue reading

Merry Christmas Letter to Heaven

Dear Lord, I know how much you love me, so I know you’ll deliver this letter to my loved ones on this special day. My heart is filled with happy memories of Christmases past spent with my grandparents, parents, and … Continue reading

For Mom Who Is Looking Down from Heaven

This post is very special to me. Mother’s Day is a time to recognize all the women who have nurtured children in their lives. My mother won’t be here with me this year to celebrate all she gave me. I … Continue reading

A Sad and Unexpected Goodbye

(continued) After hearing the devastating news that my hubby would not have insurance after I left my job in less than 10 days, I reassured him that we’d find a way…somehow. Even if I had to find another job, we’d … Continue reading