What’s Next?

What’s Next?

Do you have a fear of the unknown? Do you wonder what’s in store for your life or your family members’ lives? Would you rather know the future, or would you rather not? I told a friend the other day that I didn’t know what was coming next. I’m...
Not All Is Merry and Bright

Not All Is Merry and Bright

To the one whose Christmas isn’t all merry and bright, I see you. I see your pain. I see you struggling with decorations and gifts and lists, wondering if you can do any of it at all. I see you dreading the gatherings because you don’t think you can feel joy. I see...
Spiritual Rest

Spiritual Rest

I loooove sleep. I long for it. I crave it. I will do just about anything for it and I’ve always been that way. I’ll jump at any chance for sleep. I discovered sleep is one of my biggest escapes from life. When I can sleep, I don’t have to think, feel or act. I don’t...
Who Are You Looking Up To?

Who Are You Looking Up To?

Last week was my mom’s birthday. She would’ve turned seventy-six. She’s been gone for four and a half years already, which doesn’t seem possible. Some parts of my life stopped when she died. I lost some relationships, I dealt with a lot of the...
When I Couldn’t Pray

When I Couldn’t Pray

**Hi all! Earlier in 2020, I submitted an article to Writer’s Digest for one of their competitions. I found out in late fall that I had won Honorable Mention in the Inspirational/Spiritual Category. There were other Honorable Mentions as well as mine, but I was...