A Miracle 2:00 am Phone Call

Sadness welled up in me on Sunday.  Tears come unexpectedly these days and I am usually unprepared and, of course, in public places. We were singing one of my favorite songs in church "In Christ Alone."  I was praising God, doing fine, and then this line came: From life's first cry to final death... In [...]

A Name for 2014

I love this little boy so much already.  I think its partly because I know my time with him is short so I spend time thinking about him, praying for him and loving him even more so than I usually do during pregnancy.  Another woman who carried a Potter's Syndrome baby called it "Packing a [...]

A Cureall to the Blues

For some reason I have been whiny lately.  I apologize if you have had to listen to me in any way shape or form.  Its easy to get down, tired, overwhelmed, stressed...tired (did I say tired?).  But its always something isn't it?  Always something. I've noticed that for some reason when someone asks me "how was your [...]

Doubting Decisions

I quit my job and I love it.  I have never felt such peace in my entire life.  But since I have stopped working people keep asking me the same question: "Are you writing another book then?"  A sane, calm, rational person says, "Thanks for asking, but no.  I am taking some time off with [...]

Living In Fear

So I cut my hair, quit my job...I'm turning over a new leaf.   This also means a new season for my writing.  Up until now I have tried to decide on "topics."  You know, covering this that and the other thing.  But now, I am putting pen to paper with the uncut version of me. [...]