When there is trauma you have to contain the damage. As a nurse I was trained to assess, start A.B.C.’s and stop the bleeding to contain the damage … Continue Reading Emotional ABC’s
How do you get through difficult, challenging times in this journey? Have you ever been overwhelmed with what’s going on? Been in the depths of despair or depression? … Continue Reading How to Have Hope
With the Coronavirus there has been an escalation in grief. The stage was set for some scary times in Spring 2020. Grief is common to us all, and it’s … Continue Reading Pandemic of Grief
The silence is so deafening I can feel it. There is a void in life on the farm. Sure, I can still hear the birds singing, but that … Continue Reading Messes and Marvelous Memories
Prepare for what? For another day of isolation? A different pair of pajamas, or a different hair tie to pull back your unwashed, uncut hair with? It is … Continue Reading Prepare !
How do you survive the Winter in your life? Harsh times come to us all. The trick is getting through all the muck and coming out the other … Continue Reading Ways to Have Sunshine in Winter
I was determined to be the best possible nurse. My patients were my priority, giving the best care possible was my passion and purpose. After forty years of … Continue Reading Be The Best Possible
The reality of heaven has been called in to question. By skeptics and Christians alike. We don’t believe in heaven because we hope it’s real, but because we … Continue Reading Heaven?
Anthony is facing new challenges today as he has done all his short life. The first day of first grade. Most of us remember when it was us. A scary … Continue Reading Fulfilling Firsts While Never Alone
How do you survive the pain and procedure that comes with poking and prodding? I had to go to the Dr’s office the other day and the movie … Continue Reading Resolving Pain
After my son died I found myself doing many things, such as planning a funeral and buying diapers. We got guardianship of his 18 month old son, our grandson Anthony. … Continue Reading Relief from Grief
Anthony said something that melted my heart. He is our 5 year old grandson my husband Sam and I are raising. While I was working, Sam and Anthony rode the … Continue Reading Kids Say The Cutest Things
I recently turned on Sirius radio and heard Jerry Lee Lewis sing, “There’s a whole lot of shaking going on.” I thought, “Instead of shaking there’s a whole lot of … Continue Reading A Whole Lot of Breakin’ Going On
When you have a passion for performing a task to help hurting people, there are many opportunities. And the wonderful outcome is when you bless others, you get blessed. As grandparents … Continue Reading Passion Performs
There is a special bond from the moment of birth grandparents have for their kid’s kids. They have your heart from the beginning to the end. Sometimes beyond that. I … Continue Reading Grandparents Impact Grands