Seventy-five years ago today, men raced for their lives, leaving what little safety could be found on their amphibious vehicles (some making it to the beach, some grounded on sandbars—forcing men to wade through water neck deep.) They struggled to shore and rushed across the open expanse of beach while being targeted by a barrage … Continue reading D-Day
Have you ever been thoroughly in love with someone, believing the feelings were mutual, only to discover you were nothing special? Few emotions are as devastating. I grew up intensely believing God loves me. He loves me so much, that if I were the only sinner in the world, Jesus would have died just for … Continue reading He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not
This morning, I learned about saggy middles and what to do about them. As I do my three-mile trek around the mall, I can see my reflection in mirrors and shiny glass store fronts. I hate the saggy middle I see glaring back at me. This mid-life spread is no fun, and I’m determined to … Continue reading The Saggy Middle
Woman, Why Do You Write? Last night our writing group met around my dining table to encourage and cheer each other on. The topic of discussion for the evening was about figuring out our individual mission statements and who we write for. Why do I write? It goes beyond the “I can’t help myself,” although … Continue reading Woman, Why do you Write?
It’s been a while, can’t imagine why. Prepping for kidney donation surgery, then going through it has been just a tad time consuming. To make up for my lack of social media posts, I decided to double up and share two days of post-op journal updates. For those of you who follow me on Facebook, … Continue reading Kidney Donor! (Post op Journal Entries)