Encouragement, Gratitude, Inspiration

A New Garden of Hope Restores

One day the mulch covered the ground, dense and moist, an earthy covering for a new garden. Today, weeds sprouted everywhere. This seemed like an allegory of recent life. Dirt under fingernails, the smell of damp earth, I pulled on shallow roots, plucked them with ease, until one pricked my fingers. Ouch. Microscopic spines lost… Continue reading A New Garden of Hope Restores

Disappointment, Encouragement, Faith, Family, Family time, Healing, Kids growning up, Parenting, Travel

My Five Reasons to Celebrate

  Spring has sprung and flung the blanket of gloom from my shoulders. I'm excited!   If you've followed my posts, you know that I've been in the valley with some serious family problems, relationship issues, and missing my two YA kids who live in Colorado. I was in sad poetry mode. The great news is… Continue reading My Five Reasons to Celebrate