The first part of 2016 has been one of the most difficult periods of my adult life. From the time the doctors recommended hospice care for my mother until her passing at the end of February, I felt that my emotions were like a dam ready to burst at the prick of a pin. Without a doubt, the only thing that held me together was the grace of God, which was so apparent during this season of my life.
As I spent time daily with my ailing mother, she taught me, directly and indirectly, many things about life. Some she had already been instilling in me since I was a child and others I learned as I listened to and observed her in the last couple of months of her life. These are treasures that I will carry with me in my journey thru life and hopefully pass on to my children because I know they are from God. Continue reading →
The woman who creates and sustains a home, and under whose hands children grow up to be strong and pure men and women, is a creator second only to God. – Helen Hunt JacksonWhen I think of this quote by Helen … Continue reading →
I may be a couple of days late for Cinco de Mayo but it’s never too late for fish tacos! Since Mother’s Day is coming up, I wanted to share a semi-homemade recipe that’s not only delicious but quick and easy to … Continue reading →
Clockwise from center: One Thousand Gifts book | Hunter boots | Flower Muse flowers | Red Envelope personalized pillow | Nike+ SportWatch GPS 1. One Thousand Gifts (for every mom) – I really can’t think of a better gift for any mom. I … Continue reading →