Tag Archives: gratitude

The Circus Comes to Town

I went to the circus last night with my family. It had been a few years since the last time the circus came to town. Being there brought back many memories of the circus when I was a kid. I … Continue reading

Posted in Grief, Grieving with Grace | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

By The Way

It’s been a quiet week. Last weekend, my boys left for the start of the tour of grandparents on Friday before I got home from work. I was disappointed to have missed their departure, but glad when they called later … Continue reading

Posted in Grief | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

The Things I Hold On To

My Daddy is gone. It’s eleven days now since he sneaked away. I’d been with him all that morning. Looking at my computer, then him, then out the window. I typed. I held his hand. I listened to him breathe, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Let the Fresh Winds Blow

Another Thursday evening, in the kitchen, shabby dinner, homework tending. This new life is so different from a year ago when all my days were mine, at least for a few hours. Just this week I passed a year since … Continue reading

Posted in Thankful on Thursday | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Signs and wonders

Anticipating my upcoming doctors’ appointments and the inevitable release to work again, I’d been doing a lot of wondering what that work might be. Putting much thought as to what would be best for me and my family, I had … Continue reading

Posted in Multitudes on Monday, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Guard your joy!

Seriously, guard and protect your joy. Don’t let anyone take it from you, most especially don’t take it from yourself. I say this as much to myself as I say it to you: guard your joy! Now, if you are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 3 Comments