REBLOG: The Valley of Dry Bones and Failures

Life is different during a global pandemic, not only in the day-to-day activities but even in how we celebrate. Masks and safe social distancing. Handshakes and hugs replaced by elbow and toe-taps. Restrictions from visiting family members. Virtual meetings, birthday parties, church ... virtual living! It doesn't feel the same. And for many (including myself), … Continue reading REBLOG: The Valley of Dry Bones and Failures

"The Empty Chair"

The Empty Chair

It is inevitable that sooner or later, life will deal a hard blow to your soul and to your spirit.   The abandonment of a parent, the betrayal of a friend, the divorce of a spouse, the death of a loved one … different types of losses but common in that each one can and often … Continue reading The Empty Chair

It’s just another day to live

It’s been a year.  It’s been a year, and I only realized it this morning.  Frankly, that was a little surprising to me, because for most of the spring, summer, fall and winter of 2019, I feel like I registered days and events as they correlated to the days leading up to Valentines Day 2019. … Continue reading It’s just another day to live

2018: A Year For Hope (Week 32)

I tried to get my daughter from him (there were now 2 women fighting him). He was so strong, and somehow, I’d ended up on the ground around, holding onto his leg while he held my daughter and my friend held him. I did the only thing I could think to do to make him let go of my daughter … I craned my neck up and I bit ... read more