Friday. Ramblings. 

Friday. Ramblings.  How y’all doing? I’m wanting cookies but don’t want to have to see people. Or put on real clothes. I’m thinking I’ll use the Walmart pickup service and buy $30 worth of chocolate chips for baking and Oreo cookies. (That’s the minimum.) And maybe some ice cream.  I can do that in my…

We all need recovery 

I have a friend I’ve been praying for and watching go through some stuff. Waiting for her to see the truth of the junk in her life. She called this morning ready to change it. Ready to move forward in her healing/recovery.  Folks, we are all in need of recovery from something. Maybe for you…

Self?

A week or so ago, Ron & I spoke to a group of grieving parents about Hope during the Holidays. I won’t go into the whole message, but here is the gist of it: Serve others. Yes, in your pain and grief, serve others. We have HOPE in CHRIST JESUS and as a result, we…

Decorating for Christmas 

I did a few things I’ve never done before. I paid a couple of guys to help me put up our tree and help me decorate for Christmas. And we put lights on the outside of the house.  (Ron’s been traveling without me since right after thanksgiving so I would have had to do all…

Speaking at a TCF Meeting

I was invited to speak to a group called The Compassionate Friends in Lawton last week. This is a secular group for bereaved parents and grandparents. Topic: How to Get Rid of the Dark Thoughts 1. Acknowledge what we are feeling and thinking, which includes honestly identifying what we’re feeling (anger, fear, resentment, regret, sadness,…