My first blog post was in August of 2012. A lot has changed in my life since then. These last ten years have been a time of transition in just about every area of my life. As I go back and read my posts, I see times of confusion, times of loss, and lots of [...]
Category: Seasons of change
I try to swim every couple of days and the other day I met a neighbor at the pool. As we were getting to know each other, she began sharing with me that she had recently lost her husband. They had been married just short of 70 years. She told me how lonely she was [...]
A Tribute to Mom who Turns 95
When someone asks my mom about the secret to her long life she says, "Well, I just live life." This was taken on her 95th Birthday. Mom's life has been one that would seem to many as full of adventure and excitement. I see it as one that has demanded a lot of bravery and [...]
COUNTING MY BLESSINGS: FOR THERE ARE MANY
Christmas 2021 is almost upon us. Where has this year gone? Everything seems like one big blur and yet, as I reflect, I am more aware this Christmas than ever before of God's amazing blessings in my life. He truly is "the reason for the season". This season I have found myself reminiscing about former [...]
USE IT OR LOOSE IT
Last month I turned 69, so I am now living my 70th year. Wow!! For some reason, 70 is a big deal in my mind. I feel like I am getting ready to cross over into another country.....Senior Country. Every decade in life presents its own challenges, and I'm not so sure I am ready [...]
Should I Be Worried Now?
In 2020 the practice of worry seemed to take over our world. We were told to worry about EVERYTHING! And when we weren't worried, we heard on the news that we should be! So far 2021 isn't much better at alleviating any of my concerns. In fact, I have gone from being worried I might [...]
SPEAK THE TRUTH
2020 was a year that brought lots of changes. All of us have had to learn to do everyday life in new ways. When such drastic change happens in the world around you, it exposes weaknesses and strengths in the structure of your current life. I have taken the month of January to ask myself [...]
JUST RELAX – and enjoy the journey!
I am so excited today to have a guest writing this post. Her name is Joanne and she is a dear friend of mine. She has been a gift to me in this season of life. Joanne has a heart for women and loves seeing them become all that God has called them to be. [...]