Category Archives: journey of life

For the Love of Shoe Pajamas… I Miss Mama

It’s past midnight here… which means it’s August 19th… the day my mama was born… and all week I’ve been really struggling with missing her… almost like the loss is even more fresh than when it happened. Grief is a … Continue reading

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Know Yourself

  “… the mistakes we make in life, the sins that we commit, are not born in a vacuum. They stem from deep roots, so if we are to confess and make a real change in our lives, it’s not … Continue reading

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Forever Young: In Memory of My Parents and a Message from Their Hearts

We just never really know what curve balls will be thrown at us in life. Like the curve ball of losing your mama… and 11 months later, losing your dad. I am often perplexed with the question, “What the heck … Continue reading

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As Sand in an Hourglass… So is Life

How does a whole month pass by so quickly? … like sand in an hour glass? Sometimes it’s like I look away for a second and when I look back, I discover more time had passed than a mere second. … Continue reading

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A Birthday is Different When…

… it is spent without the one that birthed you. This past week I celebrated my 39th birthday… and it was my first birthday without Mama. In years past, it would be the day I would call her or walk … Continue reading

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I Love It Snow Much

There’s just something about snow that seems to invoke a sense of calm and peace… of relaxation and contemplation… there’s just something about snow days that makes you slow down… and enjoy and appreciate what you have… and snuggle with … Continue reading

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Home…

The place we have called home for 2 1/2 years has been packed up, emptied out, and vacated… … And HOME has a new face… again… HOME has had many faces in my life. But, then again… home IS many … Continue reading

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