Savoring My Darkest Day

John 1:5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. Some memories are so distinct.  The clarity is so crisp and real that you can relive every moment, feeling, smell, and sight. Your senses come alive with the memory and savor that time in history. Usually these are the good…

I’m Back…Grateful and (still) Growing

After a little sabbatical, I am inspired to put my fingers back on the keyboard to share from my heart.  A couple of things have poked me to get back into blog world- a truth or dare type question in a group recently asking if I could do anything and not fail, what would it…

Insomnia Led Me to A Catholic version of a 12 Step Program

Insomnia is a gift sometimes.   Last night, thanks to my  bout of insomnia I caught a middle of the night talk show discussion on EWTN abut a 12 step program.  I was so excited to learn that the Catholic church had an organized approach to helping the hurting, the lost, and the habit consumed…

A Death Wish

  Not really a death wish, but more specifically, my wish for my death.  I bet that gets attention.  Seriously, I know death is not to be on my terms, but on God’s, so, I have no intent of altering His plans there!  It is what will happen after my death that I feel I…

Weekends Aren’t for the Weak

Every day of my work week I have my list of things to do, things to accomplish, things to fix, things to start and a few totally unexpected things to do…. Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, (give or take). Then, from 6pm to 9pm (give or take), I have filled with other things I…

Brick by Brick, Step by Step

Definition of my journey… how I am turning the brick wall I hid behind into the pathway I walk upon. I had no idea that I had built such a strong and sturdy wall over the years until I decided to take it down. It was revealed to me in a slow fashion, with only…