roses among thorns

Early December, early morning and there’s frost on the ground for the first time this season. Not a welcome sight on this anniversary of my Dad’s passing. Looking out at the unexpected icy white lawn did seem fitting for the unexpected loss we felt two years ago as my Dad passed into Heaven. Sitting downContinue reading “roses among thorns”

from grief to dancing

{five minute friday: grief} Grief. The small awkward word seems inadequate for the weight of emotion it bears on one’s soul. It’s defined as a multifaceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or something that has died, to which a bond of affection was formed. Multifaceted response indeed. As a six-year-old littleContinue reading “from grief to dancing”

a conversation with my heart

{Anyone needing to have a conversation with your heart after a tough year? Wrote this after saying my final good-bye to my Dad, which came after a very tumultuous year. Praying it blesses someone who can relate.} Above all else guard your heart. Proverbs 4:23 What is it that you would say, Dear Heart? WearyContinue reading “a conversation with my heart”