Reflections on Life ~ Past and Present

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
When is it enough?

When is it enough?

        I stand staring intently at Maybelline 24 hour lipstick  #147 in the Walmart cosmetics aisle. I love the cosmetic’s department at any store. Ulta, Sephora or Walmart. It’s my Happy Place. This lipstick is such a pretty neutral shade. It’s a  must-have in my collection of Taylor-worthy lipsticks. I think I am the know-it-all queen of the lipsticks, after... View more