In Loving Memory of Mary

Some moments in time are just moments.  Others make a lasting impact.  And then, there are those moments in time that last forever. Real, true, undeniable beauty, overflowing from the heart. A shining jewel, a piercing, yet gentle bright light, touching without touch. Making life better. Brightening a day here, lifting the fog of sadnessContinue reading “In Loving Memory of Mary”

I am (not) an Independent Woman

I am Woman.  Hear me roar.  Several lines of this classic song have been going through my head for…oh, about a month and a half now.  Can’t you hear my roar?  No?  Maybe it’s in secret code.  Or maybe it’s only for select audiences.  Namely, an audience of one.  Me. So I had another adventure in theContinue reading “I am (not) an Independent Woman”

God allowed me to live a dream not dreamed of (7/17/13 Fulfilling the dream not dreamed of Part 2)

I went to Israel last summer.  Wow. God allowed me to live a dream not dreamed of.  It was a God-sized dream, a dream that in my most improbable imaginings I had never thought of.  And because it was God’s dream for me, it was just perfect.  You know how sometimes you plan a dream vacation andContinue reading “God allowed me to live a dream not dreamed of (7/17/13 Fulfilling the dream not dreamed of Part 2)”

Best Laid Plans vs. Reality

Goal Setter. Preparer. Planner. Just a few of my strongest inborn character traits.  These traits themselves do have good qualities that can bring about good results.  But I have a tendency to move them up to the top of the list in importance, especially when I sense that my day in day out routine life is being threatened.  Threatened so thatContinue reading “Best Laid Plans vs. Reality”