The Magic Pot

My daughter returned home from England with new ideas. One was, she asked me to buy instant coffee. I guess they drink instant coffee in England? Our coffee paraphernalia had outgrown the intimate kitchen, so I began setting up a coffee bar in the breezeway. We needed an electric kettle. Here enters the magic pot.… Continue reading The Magic Pot

Give it Time

I wish to encourage you today. No matter where you are in your journey…give it time. Time heals all. After 14 years of Blogging, a woman is finally where she yearned to be with her Blog, and her writing. This is only my fifth year. I’m going to give it time. When I begin a… Continue reading Give it Time

Not That Powerful

My daughter is back home from a long weekend at ACL. Her boyfriend is back in Missouri safe and sound. She is exhausted, and a feeling a bit under the weather. This gives me the chance to take care of her, like she has me for months. It feels good to be able to give… Continue reading Not That Powerful

Brick by Brick

I have read a lot of frightening articles about relationships. You can barely define the word anymore. In an ever changing world, God hasn’t changed His definition. It is still the same. Maybe we have forgotten what love is? Firmly planted in my mind, was an idea of how I wanted to be loved. Based… Continue reading Brick by Brick

Just Being Me

There is a reason it feels good to be loved when we are going through pain. That is why we go to a funeral home, to see the family of the deceased, to show them we care and help them through their loss. I love the way SC Lourie writes. It’s like her very soul… Continue reading Just Being Me

What She Sees

My parents were not the ideal married couple, but they were good parents.  I don’t recall seeing them kiss passionately or hold one another in a timeless hug. It was a duty for them and after we were all grown, they divorced. At 50 years old, my mother was free to be herself. She did… Continue reading What She Sees