Helping myself and others…

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I am trying to do at least one good deed per day.

No, I am not working toward a Girl Scout badge.

It’s just that in my world and in the world at large, I find that giving and helping others satisfies my soul.

It satisfies my soul while grounding me during the emotional upheaval of my young daugher-in-law’s cancer struggle.  Stage 4.

I believe that I am making a difference.  Continue reading “Helping myself and others…”

Unexpected Figures

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~Photo Lori Greer Portland, Oregon USA~

Out for a walk this morning, my heart is heavy.

My daughter-in-law starts two weeks of brain radiation today.  Continue reading “Unexpected Figures”

Carpe Diem

Happiness.

Not in another place but this place.

Not for another hour but this hour.

~Walt Whitman, American Poet, 1819-1892 Continue reading “Carpe Diem”

Still waiting…

Many of you know that our lives are in limbo waiting for a new treatment plan for my daughter-in-law. Continue reading “Still waiting…”

My heart is heavy

I feel so helpless.  I can’t do anything about my daughter-in-law’s cancer other than pray and be there for her, my son and their toddler.  Continue reading “My heart is heavy”

I am coming back

I am coming back.

I have not posted in awhile.

I have had great ideas.  I have written articles in my mind as I walked with my dog Ginny.

But putting paper to pen or fingers to computer has not happened. Continue reading “I am coming back”

Exasperating Men

At my annual physical exam, my doctor shared with me the story of a small growth that he had ignored years ago.

He was too busy in medical school to have to have it removed.

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~Photo http://www.pexels.com/pixabay~

Continue reading “Exasperating Men”

Hello Beautiful Day*

The day of my husband’s funeral the sun was shining.

The sky was blue with little wisps of clouds.

The air was crisp.

It was a beautiful day.

Continue reading “Hello Beautiful Day*”

Head up. Keep Moving.

Cherish moments & experiences, not things.

~Shana Verstegen, Lumberjack & Fitness Pro Continue reading “Head up. Keep Moving.”

One Table

 

Sweet home Alabama
Where the skies are so blue
Sweet home Alabama
Lord, I’m coming home to you

~Lynyrd Skynyrd Continue reading “One Table”