Rebel and her whole family had her heart!!! All of it!!! First of all I could not have been more tickled as I was scavenging through thrift shops in Andalusia to find treasure, pure treasure, worth untold amounts of adventure and glory and truth and happy!!!!! I found all kinds of hardback books and if … Continue reading Batter Up!!!!
“Yet we found our super powers in our differences not in spite of them.” ~ Bob Goff about him and his sweet Maria Dear my most amazing, most beloved, most cherished, most honored and most missed husband!!!! Hugh, it has been a few full moons since I wrote you a love note and as I … Continue reading Dear Hugh, love your sweet Karen,
Cleaning out the closets of my home, of my heart. What stays? What goes? Do I push it to the back one more time or do I let it go? Do I throw out those canned goods never to be used, out of date, purchased by Hugh at a time that we thought they were … Continue reading Cleaning Closets & Swedish Fish
Keep showing me your love!!!! Today is my day where I get to be called Ya Ya by around 100 prisoners at a correctional facility that is my other home. It is home because there are people there that love me and depend on me and honor me and allow me to love them and … Continue reading Keep showing me your loving kindness!! Morning affirmation.
Portrait of a miracle!!! I have to note that this affirmation was very special to me because I pulled into the very spot where I drove in with a heart in the floorboard and my head and my soul screaming for God to either make my son well.... or take him home. The devastation of … Continue reading The sun is shining and so are you!!!! Morning affirmation.
Let Go and Let God, the only way I have found!!!! If you have been around recovery rooms long enough, you are familiar with this term and phrase, “We suffer from a disease for which there is no cure; we can, however, have a daily reprieve.” Turns out, this is as true for the family … Continue reading A Daily Reprieve
He is looking up because that is how he lived. He was working out at The Sports Park, well if you can call it working out. He would do a few moves to qualify him for being in the gym so that he could enjoy the desert of the place, the hot tub, sauna and … Continue reading Bowlegs and Butter
This is hanging in my home and I believe it full tilt, all in, full throttle.... no holding back. The thing is.....remember that you are not responsible for how people treat you but you are 100 percent responsible for how you treat others. You may go through some little trial, hey even some big … Continue reading My Responsibility of Love!!!
As I sit here and just relive the past few days of service in a local prison, I keep shaking my head and searching my heart!!! I am not sure I can share adequately the lessons that these men are bringing to my life and my quest to do what God has laid on my … Continue reading Under qualified!!!!! Over willing!! Perfectly happy!!!
You are not hidden There's never been a moment You were forgotten You are not hopeless Though you have been broken Your innocence stolen I hear you whisper underneath your breath I hear your SOS, your SOS I will send out an army to find you In the middle of the darkest night It's true, … Continue reading Dear Hugh!!!! So Much More