Faith and Spirituality, Gratitude, Writing

Thankful Thursday – Freedom to Express my Faith

My faith plays a significant role in my day-to-day thoughts and actions. It's who I am. Having the freedom to outwardly express my faith, in essence being free to be me, is a freedom I cherish, allowing me to live by faith rather than fear. I'm so thankful I am able to: 1.     Attend the… Continue reading Thankful Thursday – Freedom to Express my Faith

Faith and Spirituality, Family, Life Lessons

What Will People Think?

That concern has consumed too much mental energy through the years, as well as dictated my words and behaviors on all too many occasions. It has led to lying and racing to cover up anything that would not be acceptable, sometimes stopping at nothing, magnifying the situation tenfold, in order to control what others would… Continue reading What Will People Think?

Faith and Spirituality

Let Go and Let God

When my boys were babies, then toddlers, it never occurred to me that they would ever be anywhere else but home with me.  Home where they were safe.  No matter what could, or did, happen anywhere else in the universe, at least we were together.  As they found their way into, and through, adolescence, moments… Continue reading Let Go and Let God