She was one of my extra moms. Our daughters were buddies from kindergarten through high school. Our homes were interchangeable. It was easy to share children. I was speechless when I found out Lisa had cancer. It was one of those moments your mind is racing with an echoing, "WHY, WHY, WHY?" God and Lisa … Continue reading Lisa’s Life List
The facebook post caught my eye. There was the Weber family, standing proudly in front of a bright red pickup truck purchased for their son. Sweet photo. Good People. But then, there was more: Julie Weber’s caption: “We found a truck for Camden and picked it up today in Germantown. It was a bittersweet sale … Continue reading Justin’s Red Truck: A Tale of a LIfe Well-Lived
Brad and I celebrated 35 years of marriage today. -Not much hoopla, just a walk on the beach. That was enough. My 35 year marriage is a product of God and a choice, a choice to stay married. Brad and I have stumbled along this walk and powered through some tough stuff just like everyone … Continue reading 35th Anniversary – My Sloppy Love List
I’m going to get serious about my sloppy love life today. I’m talking about loving when life gets tough. Here’s my Serious Sloppy Love List. What is love? —Love is digging deep when you’ve been hit hard. I usually walk fast. My husband meanders. I hit the hospital pavement at a clip and was through … Continue reading My Serious Sloppy Love List
Type A folks tend to have a lot of pent-up energy. I really can't sit still for very long. As the song goes, "These boots are made for walking." Walking can be a good time to talk to God. I may start out in my mad dash, but, if I'm talking to God, pretty soon, … Continue reading A Parking Lot Walk…and a Lesson in Marriage
Thank you, God, for answering my prayers! We received a positive report for my hubby! Only three more treatments to go before we get three months without (hopefully) a hospital visit. I am tired tonight - but at peace. Whatever the report, it is so good to know Jesus walks with us. He understands pain, … Continue reading Praise God!
It's been a nail-biting time. It's been a sleepless time. It's been an "Oh God, please....Oh God, please..." time. I've been writing about relationships and life, giving you lists and lessons on marriage and family. My husband was diagnosed with cancer two weeks before my father died of it. I will not lie—the last nine … Continue reading Type A Coping List