It is no secret that I love Bob Goff and also his precious wife he calls sweet Maria. I loved them right away because Hugh always called me sweet Karen. One time he just called me Karen and I got my feelings hurt. Part of the charm of Bob Goff is how whimsical and carefree … Continue reading Burning it all away!
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. ---Johann Wolfgang von Goethe To be super honest I was going to bed tonight and convinced myself that it was okay to skip one more week and not write my blog, not write my happy asses and … Continue reading Resistance!!!!
Dear Hugh, Oh my, it has been so many many full moons and so many hurting hearts ago. But you know I will take this hurt any day to have had the joy of being your friend and your wife. We were co-conspirators in making sure that people saw the love of God in how … Continue reading Dear Hugh, So many moons!!! So very many.
Tonight I was commenting back to a friend who stated, “I am glad that you got your son back.” I thought to myself, I thank God daily, on bended knee. I spent so many years on bended knees begging God, bargaining with God, manipulating God for my sons to be sober. I was not successful … Continue reading On bended knees, One day at a time.
I am dusting off my clear prison bag and making sure I am equipped with kleenex, my notebook, affirmations. I am searching my closet for plain clothes suitable to serve and love on all these precious inmates that know me as Ya Ya. After a long absence I am thankful that we can be back … Continue reading Dusting off my clear prison bag, filling up my heart!!!
When Hugh would talk to all those recovering fellows on the porch I heard him say this numerous times,”It was 5 years before I had walking around sense.” The funny thing when I look back is I started seeing Hugh when he had just started to get his walking around sense!!! I was newly divorced, … Continue reading Walking around sense!!!
Hey Sweet and most honorable and most loving man!!! It has been 34 full moons since you left us and we just had a spectacular full moon and as per usual people were sending me all their moon pics!!! Isn’t that sweet to think that all of those that loved me and loved you remember … Continue reading 34 Moons Ago…… Dear Hugh,
What I store in my heart, pours out into my life, My heart is revealed in times of trouble and times of joy, God help me store and create in the heart of me-- a quiet peace. Spending time in meditation and thankfulness is the best food for a happy heart. You say, “Guard my … Continue reading Guarding my Heart!!
Dear Hugh Honey, it is a beautiful pink moon and my spirit must have known it because I was thinking of how you served others quietly but what a ripple effect that you left. I was working out in the gym tonight and I kept thinking of how you spent so much of your life … Continue reading Dear Hugh,
I have not felt great for about a week, with a stuffy ears and little off kilter and just not my perky self. And I am so DANG grateful because I am just REGULAR SICK!!!! Don’t you remember when you just had an old cold, or the crud or a little pesky virus and you … Continue reading REGULAR SICK and all kinds of gratitude!!!!