Heavenly Coincidence

“Is she the woman with the southern drawl?” I asked my friend as we texted back and forth, “the one with diabetes whose glucose monitor beeps every once in a while in class?” “No..” came the next bubble, “that’s not her-that’s Mary*, Faye*’s kinda quiet, a snowbird– she’s doesn’t live here year-round.” “The one with…

Unfinished work..

The subject was brought up innocently enough and just like that, I was right back at a moment in my life when I was put through three days of the worst fear and anxiety I have ever experienced. White, hot, searing anger was lurking in the folds of that memory.  I was sure I had…

AMEN!

What a story in today’s news: Two teens were at the beach in St. Augustine, Florida enjoying senior skip day. They took a dip in the ocean, were grabbed by the current, and wound up two miles off shore in rough and wind-spiked seas. After several hours treading water, they were growing tired, cold and…

Trusted enough to be “real.”

I was able to spend some time with a wonderful group of women yesterday. We talked about grand babies that were due, vacations that were planned and Spring. And then, like a soft breeze, the mood changed as one of the ladies began to share a painful experience she was dealing with..then another opened up..then…

Letting go

I have often remarked to myself that it’s a good thing I didn’t have six children; I’d be completely worn out from worry. But as I prayed for my four this morning I decided it’s a good thing I don’t have just one.  If I had one child, I’d probably be completely in his or…