Category: Family

Life Lately and Focusing on Present

It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post. Life got pretty complicated during my¬†Write 31 Days challenge in October. I wrote a book (for someone else) and became a somewhat single parent as my hubby took a job in another state quite suddenly. Life Lately That’s a big ole glass of survival mode.

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For God So Loved Michelle, My Sister

Today is my sister Michelle’s 32nd birthday. But she’s not here. She left her earthly life for an eternal one on February 19th. In the past six months, many people have said, “Wow, that’s terrible? May I ask how she died? Was she ill? Did she have an accident?” At first, I thought people were

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What to Do When Your Child Loses

I awoke Tuesday unsettled. Short-tempered. Kind of like a second Monday after a bad case of food poisoning over the weekend (This really happened.) Yeah, that was my Tuesday this week. And then I remembered that I had to get something in the mail that morning before the mailman came. I decided to do what

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What I Gained From Losing My Sister

I lost my sister very suddenly two months ago, but I gained so much in this loss. In this beginning of the series on what I gained from loss, I’m focusing on prayer. My sister was a prayer warrior and her influence brought me closer to the Lord through prayer. One of the most powerful weapons we Christians have in our arsenal is our ability to stop right now and pray.