Category Archives: Creative Writing

My own random writings and hopefully the writings of my children

The Blessing Continues

Last Friday and Saturday were a feast to my extroverted soul! I met up with high school friends from my senior class. I can’t describe the depth of love I have for these friends. Friday was filled with hours of … Continue reading

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Taking Steps, Always Forward

I just took a huge step toward my future. I applied for a grant

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The Ugly Side of Honesty

Sometimes, honesty is hard. Sometimes, it’s really, really hard. I’ve been honest with you all along. I promise, every bit of uplifting and positive attitude has been real. It’s where I live. I’ve shared some of the tough times and … Continue reading

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Manna

I paid the bills today. This process of being open and honest as I walk this journey is painful. I want to be strong all the time, and I know God is worthy of all my faith and trust, but … Continue reading

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Gone-ness

There is a gone-ness. We shared everything. We were one. It seems we must have shared a heart and lungs and countless other essential things, because everyday, ordinary parts of myself don’t seem to work right these days. I know … Continue reading

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Call Me Streamline!

Another goal met! It’s a small one, but one I don’t typically find easy to do because it throws me off my groove. Because I didn’t want to co-mingle the fundraiser money with our personal finances, I opened a new … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned… Again

Just yesterday I was saying that I would share my learning journey with you. Here I am, already keeping that promise. Yesterday afternoon I learned the importance

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My Grandfather, a Hawaiian Man

I sat quietly watching him as he stood quietly watching the scene outside the window. He had done this for a couple days now, staring so silently we could almost forget he was there. Except, of course, that you could … Continue reading

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The Scent of Christmas Memories

I smell it.  It’s as if I’ve taken a deep breath and the beautiful scent of a cold German winter day has rushed through my senses.  Perhaps, if I close my eyes,

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A Christmas Question

Every year, our homeschool group puts on a Christmas recital/concert/talent show/program thing. Any student who wants to be involved can do so in whatever fashion they wish. Many of them sing or perform on instruments, there have been a few … Continue reading

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