Mother’s Day On the Hard Days

This Mother’s Day seems to be harder than the last few years. My mother has been in heaven for 14 years. Fourteen years without her. Some days are harder and some are easier. Last year at this time I barely had time to think of her or the days since she’s been gone. We were closing on … Continue reading

What I Would Do If I Had More

We are linking up with Kate and the gang over at Five Minute Friday.  Kate provides the word prompt, we write for five minutes and link up together.  If you would like to link up your own words, join us here! Our word prompt today is: MORE GO What would I do if I had more… … Continue reading

When a New Season Needs a New Purse

Yesterday I put away winter. I washed all the coats, snow pants and mittens; scrubbed off mud from boots; sorted through what stays and what goes away.  As I emptied the mud room, opened up the windows and let the light shine through I was reminded of how much work winter is and how much I really … Continue reading

Sing and Make the World Happy

I am working on kicking my bazooka in gear and getting back into writing more consistently.  I have used up the excuse of moving and setting up house. The Christmas wreath making season is over and so is Easter.  Now it’s time to get back at it.  I am joining the friends over at Kate’s place for … Continue reading

When Venturing Out Seems Daunting

Have you ever had those moments when the fear of taking a new path stops you in your tracks? I have. I’ve missed out because that fear of failing keeps me from trying. I find myself stuck in the same routine because I didn’t take a chance and step off the familiar path of what I already know. Last … Continue reading

When You Are Tired and In Need of Rest

After a long, exhausting day, I lit a candle and settled into the quiet of the evening. Sleep was far from my eyes and the weariness of the day weighed heavy on my mind. There were too many things pulling for attention… too many needs for one soul to meet or carry alone… too much … Continue reading