My Hope Remains

Not all struggles in this life will cause us great pain. Not all hard times wear upon us the same way. Not every nighttime of life is equally dark, long, or painful. Some are worse than others.   Some of the darkest nights of life come upon us slowly, and others consume us quickly. Right […]

Blogger Recognition Award

The Blogger Recognition Award   I receive the nomination for this award from floatinggold at https://dailyflabbergast.wordpress.com/ . I definitely want to say thank you for the nomination, and mention that I’ve enjoyed both reading posts on this blogger’s site, as well as getting to chat via commenting conversations.   According to the guidelines, I’ll proceed […]

Defining My Need

I have been sorting through some of the hidden corners of my life (e.g., my closet) and the experience has been quite overwhelming. Apparently, while I wasn’t looking, my possessions began to bury me alive! Of course, it is all my fault. Have you ever had the experience of digging through your closet and finding […]

The Beauty of Friendship

My brother had to go to the hospital this past week (he’s going to be fine now, for which I’m very thankful). My family and I rallied around my brother and around one another, as my brother had to face his unexpected trial. Of course, such an experience is always worrisome and wearying. Yet we […]