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loss

Technically, my “vacation” started this spring, on Tuesday, March 26th, after we said “see you later” to our miracle baby. The burden of grief was so deep, so heavy. It came right on the heels of still recovering from losing the baby boy we were going to adopt. I knew the only place to find […]

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It’s quiet. (Well, I can hear the water trickling from the filter in the fish tank. That’s right, I need to fill that.) And dark. (Well, I can see the light shining in through the dining room windows from the street light outside.) I’m sitting in “my spot” on the couch, holding the pillow from […]

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I’ve thought of a thousand ways to start this post. Not one single idea seemed like the right one. In all honesty, I have absolutely no idea how to talk about this. There are some things that are very sacred to me and I like to keep them to just family and a few close […]

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For me, there are 2 sides to this time of year. There’s this side: Cookie making Hot cocoa sipping Fireplace blazing Slipper wearing Snowflakes falling Family gathering Tradition keeping Duct tape wrapping Carol singing Advent remembering… And then there’s this side: The side of me that I hide. I don’t want to be a burden, […]

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“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” ~Matthew 5:4 Anniversaries can be hard. But they don’t have to stop our lives or make us regress. They can be used as catalysts to launch us into new things, new chapters, new understanding, new acceptance. I spent a lot of the day ‘living in […]

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“Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer. From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For You have been a shelter for me, A strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in Your tabernacle […]

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Mostly, I’ve been a procrastinator because of my perfectionism. This time, I’m a procrastinator because I don’t want to let go. I don’t want to NOT be a homeschooling mama. I don’t want to NOT be a teaching mama. I don’t want to NOT be who I’ve been for the last 19 years. I don’t […]

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