Category Archives: Hope

Remembered With Love

Today I’ve been reminiscing about my dear sister, who passed away 40 years ago. It is her birth date today, November 3. One sister texted “Happy Birthday to Audrey.” I sent emoticons, finding some that reminded me of her and … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Desperate Vigil…

  Hunched over on my knees, I raise my head. I scan the western horizon praying that I’ll wake from this nightmare. The gut-wrenching fear would pass. Oh, that all this would be a terrible mistake. Please Lord, oh please … Continue reading

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Glass Half Full-when you’re wondering whether to give up

  This year is half gone today, or if you want to look at it with the “glass half full” attitude, half the year is left! Six whole months to do great things, adventures, fill it with joy. Make a … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference?

Yesterday, I asked you to tell me about little things we could do or say that make big impacts on people. Thank you to the people who responded with neat ideas and experiences. Today, did you get a chance to … Continue reading

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Her Hands On Those Keys

It’s a symbol of a life well lived. As I sit down I can imagine my mom sitting on the exact same bench. I lay my hands on the keys and close my eyes. It’s soothing to touch the same … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Isn’t Always Simple

Mother’s Day. A day when all the ladies are honored and everything is flowers and sunshine all around. Hold on. Let’s not forget the ones who have lost their moms. Motherless daughters. It could be that a woman has lost … Continue reading

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So We Pray

The healing can come when we open our heart and mind to the Holy Spirit. The inner pain that you didn’t even know about. Physical healing in this life. A daughter who took her own life. A best friend is … Continue reading

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