My plans for "Thanksgiving" had loomed large before me this fall. Appointments with Specialists with the accompanying tests and procedures did little to alleviate the weakness that had become all too familiar. How could I celebrate Thanksgiving with my family, and more importantly, how could I celebrate the gift of being thankful when I felt … Continue reading Simple Gratitude
(photo taken at Como Park Conservatory, St. Paul, MN, 2014) The therapist pushed gently on my back and at the same time rested her hand above my heart. And I heard the Lord ask me to give Him my heart. Like Peter, I was hurt by the question. "Lord, you know I … Continue reading A Spring Never Failing
Last week my husband and I took a short drive to our favorite spot on the lake to test out my new wheelchair on the short paved path there. Tears came as he pushed me past the late-season wildflowers. I've not been able to get outside on that path all summer, and it felt so … Continue reading Is Your Song Waning?
It has been so long since I have been able to join in with the #HaikuPoetryChallenge at Ronovan Writes. Today is a quiet day here, one that fits so well with these words given for the prompt: Beauty & Quiet But I have calmed and quieted myself, I am like a … Continue reading Beauty & Quiet