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The Way of the Bison

We are bombarded with bad news, natural disasters, fires, the pandemic, and uncertainties. We have lost our personal freedoms, connection with others, personal space, and normal. We are tired. We are tired of not knowing what information we can trust and how to respond. The mental and emotional load this pandemic has brought cannot be underestimated. I saw this picture of a bison on a ...
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Don’t Wait for Flowers

I wanted to share something I have learned. In this journey, I’ve learned to not wait for the flowers and to create my own. I remember a good friend saying to me, “you are waiting for him to come home”. I was. I was actually waiting for Rob to come home to change the oil in our car, take care of the finances, celebrate special ...
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Resting in my Father’s Arms

The old blue suede recliner that sits in the far corner of our living room patiently awaits my presence each morning. Because I relax on this piece of furniture every day to talk to the LORD, it has become my haven--my place of refuge. The chair is an ordinary Big Boy recliner, worn down by 10 years of daily use. A set of new looking ...
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Holidays and Widows: Let’s Get Practical

The holidays are a time for festivity and family. Think of all the traditions you do with your loved one, the details……… the number of stockings hanging from the fireplace, the ornaments where each has a memory, the smell of the home, a traditional holiday vacation, looking at lights, sounds of holiday songs, the coolness of the air, family gatherings, and just the feeling of knowing ...
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