I Timed Her Tears

The grand babies are on a schedule. We have things in a neat little order and somehow they have responded well. On most days. The older one, a little boy just one, talks himself to sleep. But the 5 month old still fusses and cries a bit before she nods off. As women we all know...
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From the den of discouragement to a place of joy

The past five months have been a roller coaster of emotions. Anyone would understand. Hormones are trying to figure out what is going on inside this body of mine. A body that endured a lumpectomy and 6 weeks of radiation treatments. A body that can no longer take anything...
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When stuck between love and hate

I don’t understand how life and relationships get so messed up. Regularly I talk to people who are holding on tightly to past hurts, bitterness towards others and deep feelings of misunderstanding. Like me, in these times, they feel frustrated and unable to figure out what...
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I don't understand…

I wish I could count how many times I have heard someone say…I just don’t understand. When life is good and the road is clear we move along with ease. But when hit with a disappointment, bad news, or bad behavior by someone towards us, it rocks us. We take a step...
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Give thanks in all things…bitter and sweet.

It’s November. Once again women are raising the standard of gratitude by keeping daily account of the many things they are thankful for. There are reports of being thankful for the small things, like cherry lip balm…to the larger things, like negative reports on a...
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