How do we manage to get through all the yucks of life--challenges, downfalls, disappointment, lack of time, hardships? My friend and I, in casual conversation, discussing the many things we as mothers, women, parents, people often find ourselves in the middle of--family concerns, financial concerns, career and aging concerns, health concerns and so many more … Continue reading A Speck of Hope
Funny thing or coincidental thing, this morning as I parked, getting ready to head into the store this Saturday morning for a quick grocery shop, a thought passed through my mind. One of those that sparks, you think about it for a moment and then go on with your day. The thought: Life can be … Continue reading Mom, What is the Purpose of Life?
William and Isabella had a dentist appointment today. On our way home, William, my son who is in second grade said, "Mom, today at school they told us that Macie died." My heart broke. I could tell in my son's voice that he was very sad. I had a hard time finding the words to … Continue reading A Continual Prayer
A thought pressing in my mind. A sense of nostalgia mixed with my life experiences. Northern Illinois University, this was the first school I attended post high school. Getting to know a campus, living out of my parent's home but not too far away gave me a sense of comfort and it added experience to … Continue reading Decisions, Paths and Roads
Yesterday I was having a conversation with a couple of friends and as a passing thought mentioned was how amazing it is that time passes no matter what stage of life or routine in life you are encountering. I know, not categorized as ground breaking news, though to me it was profound. Where I am … Continue reading Spinning Capsule