When Life Comes Apart At The Seams

My grandmother lovingly pieced this together before her eyesight left her unable to do the quilting.  She gave it to me to finish.  I had attempted small quilting projects but nothing of this size.  I started right away! Years of watching Little House On The Prairie flooded my mind with images of simpler times, evoked…

What Are You Waiting For?

In my experience waiting is active not passive.   There is much to be done as we wait for that brighter day, better opportunity, arrival of a person, relief from pain… More than a list of things to do, preparation is also the time we take to observe where we are, who we are and…

Faith Grows In The Midst

I saw this on Facebook and hope it is okay to share it here.  I couldn’t have written it better. It is what I have lived and how I have survived…prevailed!…through some very dark and painful circumstances.  You can do this! Find more at Simple Reminders.

Off The Cuff and From The Heart

Before I get back to work I want to share something from my heart.  It’s not prepared, so bear with me.  This is more “stream of consciousness” than I usually write. I finally had  a day off yesterday and decided to ignore inclinations to feel guilty about taking some time to retreat and nap.  It…