Category Archives: LOVE

Timing, Tiptoeing, Terror…Updated from Long Ago–More Relevant Than Ever

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43-18-19 he past six months have provided me with ample time for reflection on […]

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Wisdom from the Perfectionist..You Learn A Lot in Four Years…

he perfectionist often has much to say…but his favorite time to say it is generally pre-8AM. This morning was no different as he lectured me on a variety of subjects. Religion: Perfectionist: Mommy, are my eyes gween? Me: Hmm..maybe blue-green. … Continue reading

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Timing, Tiptoeing, Terror…

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. … Continue reading

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Patience is a Virture…I love you, Mom.

y mother recently admonished me to have more patience with life, my friends, and myself. Who better to teach me about patience than my mother? “The patience of Job” was said about her often. She raised five children, taught high … Continue reading

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Fidelity…Fideles…Faithfulness…

have a magnet on my fridge. It says, “Faithful Friend.” It is probably the most humbling gift that was ever given to me. Not because, I haven’t been a faithful friend, wife or mother, but because I never considered that … Continue reading

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What Would Your Eulogy Say?

So, I’m writing her eulogy..my brothers and I are both speaking. I have written it. I read it, I think I like it, I still need to have my editor read it..if I let him. Not sure, yet. She isn’t … Continue reading

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Dear Lady At the Coffee Shop…

I couldn’t help but overhear your conversation about the guy who you like..who you think likes you although he has never said it but you are pretty sure exchanging daily emails proves it although he has never asked you out … Continue reading

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The Devil is in The Details…or the DeCluttering..

When I was a young girl with blonde ringlets sullenly cleaning my room before going to play, my mother would often remind me, “The Devil is in the Details..” She meant that even the smallest things when overlooked can haunt … Continue reading

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My Children Amaze Me and Heal My Heart

Yesterday was the worst day of my life as I had to tell my parents, brothers, and nieces something that no one should ever have to tell another person. I thought telling my mom and big brother about the circumstances … Continue reading

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The Year That We Ate Whataburger for Thanksgiving

his Thanksgiving wasn’t meant to be anything but challenging. An ex-husband in Austin, a sister in the hospital, my mom, oldest brother and his family on an RV to Iowa, my other brother with his wife’s clan, my dad doing … Continue reading

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