Why Am I Awake At This Hour? Sometimes I can’t sleep at night. I’m tired. I go to bed at a decent hour, usually after reading for a little while. But, then, I suddenly and abruptly wake up during the wee hours of the morning. It may take me an hour or more to get … More Wondering Why You Are Having Trouble Sleeping?
Halloween is over. Halloween 2020, the scariest of years, with a full moon, the weekend before the most contentious of presidential elections. It’s enough to make you want to hide under the covers. I don’t like being scared. I never have. So Halloween has never been my favorite holiday. I think I may have watched … More What Do You Fear The Most?
Who Else Is Afraid Of The Dark? I made my way down the long, dark hallway. It was pitch-black. I couldn’t see a thing. Definitely not a full moon this night. But, I woke up in the middle of the night thirsty, thus my nocturnal trip to the kitchen. It was just as dark walking … More The Helping Hand Of God In The Midst Of Darkness
I have a confession to make. I’m afraid of the dark. Well, maybe not afraid, but it’s not my favorite. I prefer sunshine over darkness any day. Get it, any day? Scaredy Cat This isn’t anything new. I’ve always been this way. When I was young, I remember wanting one of my parents to sleep … More There’s Hope If You’re Afraid Of The dark
When Lightning Strikes It happened again last weekend. We were at our favorite beach, enjoying the late summer day. As it often happens in Florida in the summer, the sky began to darken and the waves on the gulf churned. A storm was coming. The sky looked like deep, blue velvet. Jagged lines of … More Seven Things That I Can’t Bear To Watch
The stillness of the empty nest sometimes lets fear and anxiety sneak in. Please check out my guest post on Jerusha Agen’s Fear Warrior Blog. I share some things that help me deal with fear and anxiety in my empty nest. … More Guest Blog: Four Tips To Beat Your Fears In Times Of Stillness And Change
Does anyone else have one of these dangerous boxes on their shelf? I’m learning to leave mine alone. How about you? … More The Most Dangerous Box in the World
I know the goal in parenting is to raise independent adults but isn’t this a bit extreme? … More She Took That Idea and Ran With It
A mother’s reaction to the Orlando nightclub massacre. … More A Mother’s Heart
Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to remind you where to put your faith. … More The Day I Let Go