Reflections on Life ~ Past and Present

Blessings when we aren't looking

Blessings when we aren't looking

My guy friend picked me up for a lunch date and said “You’re so sweet” . I looked at him and smiled and said, “Yesterday I was sweet and tomorrow I’ll be sweet but today I am not.” He laughed because 10 minutes earlier I sounded so discontent with the world. Nothing was going right.  “Just look at these pants,... View more
Praying from the heart - joy to grief journey

Praying from the heart - joy to grief journey

  This last month I certainly had some cleansing tears.  I kept certain thoughts at bay, pushed below the surface until I came to realization.  God did not give me Mike in the sense of “he’s mine”.  God put us together, to share our lives and he was very precious to me. If he “gave” me Mike, then I could... View more
Accepting the anger -Grief to Joy journey

Accepting the anger -Grief to Joy journey

   How many do I have to say I am not mad at Mike for dying? How many times do I have to say, “I’m not mad, he didn’t leave me on purpose, he didn’t want to leave me” I’ll tell you how many times... until you admit that you are.  Maybe it’s not anger, maybe its hurt but you... View more