Death comes in an instant and changes our landscapes. Nothing is promised to be solid or to be steady. All we can do is learn from our mistakes, make better choices and love. Loving my brother is a choice I made, even if the manifestation of it was temporary. I am still glad I chose to love him and know him, even briefly. I'm better for it. I hope he was too.
For the last week or so, my mind has been shifted toward the pinnacle of Christianity - the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The account in Luke is one of the most detailed and insightful, while the account of the prayer the Lord made in the Garden of Gethsemane is revelatory. My attention … Continue reading Just A Thought
So, it's been awhile. Forgive me - real life happens between blogs...for all of us! Life for me has been full of many small and large adjustments as of late. All of these adjustments have caused me to give up time, energy, finances and even some semblance of what I consider normalcy. It hasn't been … Continue reading Sacrifice
There are some jobs that only you can do. And some of the time, those are the jobs you don't want. I found myself sobbing quietly in the shower this evening, having felt slighted by my Heavenly Father. I had been crying off and on since I left choir rehearsal. I drove the speed limit and … Continue reading Transitional Sacrifice
Freedom is what rings in my mind today. We. Are. Free. Aren't we? We like to believe we can move, be and breathe of own volition (since it's no longer socially acceptable to actually own people, although people in this country, and abroad, are kidnapped right from their very beds and forced into different types of … Continue reading Random Thoughts on Ownership
Yesterday was difficult. And when I say difficult, I mean depressing. The entire week had me in my feelings. As hard as I tried to keep myself from being upset about the fact that my children and I are not speaking, I failed. I wasn't in a overeating, snot faced, out-and-out spiral of grief. I … Continue reading What I Got For Mother’s Day From Six