The clouds were thick and heavy when I went outside to go for a walk, but I chose to go ahead. The rainy, dreary day matched my mood, and misery loves company, right? I considered staying close to the house, just in case those clouds dumped out all the rain they were holding inside, like … More Yep

Morning Walk

In the morning, Lord, You hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before You and wait expectantly. (Psalm 5:3 NIV)   Open eyes to sun-soaked room Sleepy stretch and stir awake Feet touch down upon the floor First steps prepare to take   Before I stand I kneel and pray So grateful … More Morning Walk

Dear Dad, …

My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. (Psalm 73:26)   Dear Dad, I don’t come here often. It is a pretty peaceful place; but, honestly, I don’t like it here. I don’t believe you are here. I don’t have to come here to … More Dear Dad, …

Along the Way

My husband knew I loved sunsets.  I would pull over on the side of the road, or drive a few miles out of my way to find the perfect spot to view God’s daily grand finale. I had so many pictures saved on my phone but still didn’t want to miss the opportunity to stop … More Along the Way

Grow Old With Me

  He handed me the gifts that he lovingly, yet haphazardly, wrapped in pretty tissue paper. As I tore one open, I saw a wooden picture frame decorated with a burlap bow.  Inside the frame was a picture of me and my husband, taken soon after I was diagnosed with cancer the second time.  It … More Grow Old With Me

Out of Focus

  The sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and the trees were finally green. Hooray! These last couple months, winter held us hostage, but finally, spring had sprung!  May rolled in with its pretty blue skies and warmer temperatures; but along with it, brought that crazy end-of-the-school-year schedule. School projects, concerts, and programs overloaded … More Out of Focus

3 Months

This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118:24) I just had my scans again.  I have them every 3 months.  Because my oncologist has to keep an eye on those cancer cells lying in wait to attack bone, lung, liver, or brain; I have regular … More 3 Months