Tag Archives: Life

The Opposite of Grief

What is the opposite of grief? Love is the opposite of fear. Peace and faith are the opposites of worry and anxiety. I think hope is the opposite of depression. When we practice love, peace, faith, and hope, they weave … 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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Wakening

I’m coming awake. Some days I don’t want to, but I’m coming awake. One thing God is waking me to is my true heart’s desires. A couple months ago, I had ideas about the direction my life would take, but … 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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Adventures in Venturing

This new venture of writing my first cookbook has already proven to be exciting and fun. As with everything I do, this process is teaching me and stretching me. It’s also causing me to expand my dream and look higher. … Continue reading

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Back for More

I haven’t been here in quite a while, and I’ve missed you. There were a couple things that I needed to work on and other (more fun) things had to be set aside for a while. Now it’s time to … Continue reading

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Anthony Teaches Me a New Trick

My son Anthony, who is a fantastic photographer, came home last weekend to take pictures of a few dishes for my blog. I made the ridiculous decision to do this on the weekend that my mom and sister and other … Continue reading

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