The Dress

I’m not sure how I found Beauty Beyond Bones, but I am very glad I did! The author writes about her recovery journey involving anorexia. But this blog is really about so much more!  It is about life…and Jesus…and overcoming challenges everyone of us faces every single day! She shares her challenges in a way…

Always Go to the Funeral

This article by Deirdre Sullivan appeared on NPR.com in 2005M but I just read it this week. Please, take time to read it. Though I don’t remember every person that attended the graveside service or the memorial we had for Andrew, I do remember the feeling of support and love I experienced that day. So…

Faith Rises ~

This beautiful poem is by Deborah Ann.  Today is her son’s birthday. He is spending it in Heaven. Please pray for her today. If you haven’t read her poetry, you should. It will lift your spirits! She posts poetry daily.  I love my new blogging friends. I love my new “waiting” friends; we encourage one…

Scars

I enjoy Gene’s writing. If you haven’t read or followed his blog, you should. This article rings true for me.  ~~~~~~~~~ Never before had words passed from fingertip to keyboard with such ease—or had my thoughts been so vividly articulated and carried such intense feeling. My poetic choice of words continually filled the screen at…

Show & Tell & Raspberries

Originally posted on Light & life:
I knew they were out there. I saw them when I returned from the doctor’s office, and I could hear them calling to me all morning. “Pick me, pick me quick,” each bright red berry begged, “before my fragile beauty fades and my perfect ripeness expires.” So I strapped…

I Can’t Fix Me

Originally posted on nathanpatrickroach:
I’ve bought more self-help style books in my lifetime then I’d care to admit. I’ve tried many different ways to make myself right with God, to fix the deep and dark recesses of my heart, to break free from sin habits that I’ve tried to keep in the shadows. The thing…

Watching

Originally posted on psalm100v5:
Ten days. I met Caleb ten days ago. A five-year old soul without expressive language – but not without expression. His entire body speaks and I have been in awe watching him. I prayed for one sign. Not “a” sign – one ASL “sign”. My heart was hoping and praying…