Sunshine

Originally posted on kathleenbduncan:
A fellow blogger wrote about feeling tired all the time. Depression over a long period. I commented on his post. I realized as I typed my answer that I was writing a new poem.  I have revised what I originally wrote. I pray it helps him. I pray it helps you. Sunshine…

Serenity

All these people talking about saber rattling and nuke war. And I'm over here just breathing in and out and putting one foot in front of the other right now. It's work to get up and get dressed some days. Living one day at a time. Continuing to make progress knowing perfection is out of…

Heavy Overcoat Days

This popped up on my Facebook page today. The last time his siblings saw him was that next morning when all went to breakfast. When this showed up on Facebook, I cried. I’m having a hard morning. Today my Overcoat feels very heavy. I’ve had many days when my overcoat feels lighter. I’ve had fewer…

Tribute from His Brother

Four years ago my children lost their brother. They lost a friend. The Four Duncan Boys became Three. As Sgt. Duncan helped take charge of assisting his dad and two brothers clean out Andrew’s apartment just a day after finding out their brother had been killed on a country road in the Panhandle of Texas,…

Programs

I was working out the other day. I was working out with a trainer who knows much more about exercise than I do. Why? Because she has experience, strength, and hope. She’s teaching me a program of weight training. She shows me the way to get stronger. One day at a time. Step by step.…

Love Bible Project

I’ve started loving Bibles to give away. Some folks you could love a Bible for: A woman who chose life A women recovering from abortion  A guy in recovery A parent grieving the loss of a child A family member who doesn’t yet know the Lord A veteran struggling with memories  A single friend A…

Photos

The first weeks I sat and looked at pictures and cried. It was good for me.  Then I got to the point where his pictures made me smile and even laugh.  Over time the pictures didn’t seem to affect me much. They just were.  The past couple of weeks I can’t stand to see his…

Own Your Feelings

From about two and half years after The Accident. — In the past thirty-one months I’ve heard many parents who’ve lost a child say things like: We will never be happy again. None of us can ever get past it. We all know how you feel. We have all felt the same way. We all…

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…