So much is lost when a family member or loved one passes away. Voices. Love. Comfort. Familiarity. Routine. Wisdom . Stories. And, yes, even recipes.
My friend Becky is very much aware of this; her precious mother is in that stage of hospice care where pain medications gradually increase and her mother’s presence gradually decreases. The reality of what is soon to be lost looms large on the horizon.
In the face of this coming loss, Becky started a Face Book page where she is uploading favorite family recipes. When Becky visits with her continue reading here
In every interaction, in every conversation, in every social media post or like, someone is training someone.
Who is training you? What are they training you to do or think? How are they training you to behave? And in what ways are you training other people?
This is a huge continue here
The Women’s March on Washington was Saturday, and in case you were in a coma, or hiding under a rock somewhere, you are aware of its celebration of Nasty Women.
From all of the reporting I’ve seen about this march, it wasn’t really a march for women’s rights so much as it was a continue reading here
It is a new year, barely beyond the middle of January and I suspect most of your resolutions (like mine if I made them anymore!) have faded into history. How’s that new diet? New reading plan? New devotional plan? Exercising every day? Anger issue abating? Self-improvement plan on schedule? Spending quality and quantity time with God? With your family?
Life is a series of changes and there is always something about ourselves that we’d like to change for the better. However, the reality is that we won’t make the changes we need to make until we are ready to keep reading here
Brian and I are getting ready for a very special week: our grandson is coming for a sleepover! Well, let’s face it, he’ll be sleeping, but I don’t know if we will – and all you grandmas out there know what I mean. It is just different the second time around.
What is it with that? We used to be able to keep reading here
I recently heard a reporter interviewing a Presidential candidate’s representative…
Interviewer: Your candidate doesn’t seem capable of consistently telling the truth…
Interviewee: The other candidate lies, they all do. There is nothing to see here… Move along.
OK, so I didn’t exactly keep reading here
It has been said that the only constant in life is change; and yet, we never seem to find more here