winter blues in the red heart month

winter blues in the red heart month

 I was just thinking about climbing under a cozy afghan and waiting for winter to melt into spring…  Are you feeling down in the dumps and you just can’t muster the energy to climb out? Do you have an overwhelming urge to hibernate? Are you unusually tired even though...
in a wheelchair and bound by hope

in a wheelchair and bound by hope

Imagine that you are restricted to a wheelchair in a long-term care facility. I stride into your room and tell you about the love of God, then walk away. Would you listen to me?  Suddenly, at the age of 55, a crippling stroke ended his life as he knew it. In spite of...
widowed and sitting in the wrong seat

widowed and sitting in the wrong seat

It didn’t take long for me to realize I was in the wrong seat. The memorial service and reception was over. My immediate family and myself, plus my sister and brother and their families, gathered at a favourite restaurant for dinner. It was one of the “firsts”—those...
a new year. a new adventure.

a new year. a new adventure.

A new adventure has begun! Why don’t we give it a broad general name for now… how about “2021?” Let’s look down the road to see what’s ahead….. Hmm, mine is shrouded in fog…nope, it’s snow. I can’t see much at all! How about you? I’m feeling a little...
was 2020 the year of focus?

was 2020 the year of focus?

I was just thinking about 2020. December felt different this year, as have most of the months of 2020. It has been a year unlike anything most of us have known.  I heard these comments in December, “we can hardly wait until 2020 is behind us”, “finally the last month...