To Forgive Doesn’t Mean To Forget

“Forgive, and forget,” is the saying.  Have you ever truly forgave that bully in the 4th grade that stole your lunch money and pushed you into the puddle?  You certainly haven’t forgotten it.  So how could you forgive it? Grow up a little, and now your significant other has been caught smooching with your best…
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Our Final Journey: End Of Life

As we were sitting there with Grandma that Friday night she was very sleepy, mostly due to the pain medications she was on.  She had fallen the day before and broken her hip very badly, and when they performed a scan on her to see the break, they also discovered she had blood clots in…
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Alone

I have always loved writing short stories.  Here’s one… She was sitting in the pew, hands folded in her lap, as she was listening to her husband’s eulogy. The Pastor did a nice job, as he knew them well. He had delivered her husband his last rites just before he died. She felt numb. Even…
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Living The Dream

My cousin recently posted on Facebook that she and her husband had, many years ago, put on their dream board that they wanted to live on the beach.  Along with that post was a picture of her with their son playing in the surf on the beach where they live.  In her post she quoted…
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The Price Paid For Freedom

Recently while I was at the VA Clinic with my husband, I looked around at some of the patients there in the waiting room.  I couldn’t help but notice how many were mentally “not all there”.  It got me to thinking…  These men and women obviously were not like this when they were brought into the services,…
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