The devil is one of my oldest companions.
When I was a lazy child my Mother would scold me,
“The devil finds work for idle hands!”
So, I dutifully skulked off to my room or anywhere out of her sight.
Or, I found something to do. Continue reading “The Devil and Me”
All of my life I have enjoyed the comfort of my faith, my family, and my friends.
My faith has diminished and grown over the years as I deal with life’s ups and downs.
My family, while not TV family perfect, are there for me.
My friends, although scattered across the world, are there for me.
Continue reading “Faith Family Friends”
Somewhere along the way I learned that helping others gives me joy.
At no time is this more important than when I am hurting. Continue reading “Joy : Joy”
It seems as though a lifetime has passed since I started reading Orion’s Gift by Anneli Purchase.
Then, over a month ago, life was sweet and simple.
Now, adjusting to the new normal,* I am finding my way back to some of my pleasures such as reading.
Reading at the end of the day is my “happy hour”. Continue reading “Orion’s Gift (again)”
Today was a “semi-happy” day.
I will take that without feeling guilty.***
Continue reading “Semi-Happy Day”
I woke early to the sound of pouring rain.
I lay in bed for awhile enjoying the sound.
It was lovely, cool and dark.
Continue reading “Day 10”
A beautiful day dawns in Portland, Oregon.
Ginny and I went for a walk.
Then we sat on the patio enjoying the cool morning air.
Our hearts and minds were at MD Anderson. Continue reading “Day 9”
Tomorrow is a big day for Mabel.
She takes her first plane trip.
She’s off to Houston and MD Anderson with her Mom and Dad.
Fingers crossed for success for her Mom’s treatment.
Continue reading “Day 8”
The days drag on.
We are seeking a second opinion at MD Anderson.*
A Special Hell
Continue reading “Day 7”