Tag Archives: comfort

Facing the Storms

I’ve watched the clouds approaching for a while now. The winds pushing them ever closer, thunder announcing its presence and progress. The winds I am enjoying as it has cooled everything down from the earlier heat. Both of my dogs … Continue reading

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March Seventeenth; Remembering And Realizing In the Time Since His Passing

Five years ago, everything earthly was finished. My husband died on March seventh, he was laid to rest on the seventeenth. It took that long to get his body home from Indiana. I was told that it would have taken … Continue reading

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March Twelfth; Fear

There is no shame. I knew it was going to happen the minute I saw the weather report. Warnings of severe storms that would come through during the night, left me knowing what was to come, and it was more … Continue reading

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March Ninth; When All Is Said and Done

Gentle can be deceiving. I went to bed last night around midnight. It was raining a gentle spring shower type rain, not one of those pounding down summer torrents that always worries me about that drain pipe that runs under … Continue reading

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March Seventh; When One Realizes Life’s Journey Isn’t a New Normal

What is normal? How and where do we find it hiding? Or is it actually what ever we are dealing with at the moment, even should it be uncomfortable and unwanted? How do we come to accept that change is … Continue reading

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February Eighteenth; When We Realize Where Calm Resides.

There she blows. We knew it was coming as the weather folks had been warning us of the storm’s approach. I made all the preparations that I could just in case. All the while I was hoping that it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Day Forty-eight; Footnotes Not Fear, But Love

The winds are really picking up. The wind chimes on my front porch are playing madly and Molly is trying to hide under my desk. I finally got up and closed the door to outside so she couldn’t hear the … Continue reading

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Day346; Footnotes of Signs of Comfort

When that cake of cornbread comes complete with message. I won’t lie, I’ve been struggling. Its the time of year for celebration and joy but for me, even as I tried, joy seemed to be missing. I’ve done the things … Continue reading

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August Twelfth; In This My Month of Birth, if I Could Ask For a Gift, It Would Be..

¬†Calm I would ask for calm in the storm. One of the worst of nature’s storms I have ever faced, was Hurricane Hugo. I realize that there are those who have had worse. Those living on the coast when and … Continue reading

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Day 202; Footnotes of Birthdays, Bouncing, Believing that God Does Still Speak

I looked outside earlier today to see pink towers across the road at one of the apartments. Unsure what I was looking at I moved out onto the porch so I could change my line of vision. It was an … Continue reading

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