Writing

Whenever I consult God through prayer and ask what it is that He wants me to do, the same answer always pops up in my mind; “Write.” That one simple word. No other instructions. “But write what?” I want to scream! Lead me, Lord! The possibilities are almost endless. First, there is this blog. Second,Continue reading “Writing”

Are you “Fine?”

When people ask you “How are you?” do you respond by saying “Fine?” Are you really? I know. I know. Nobody likes a complainer, but by saying you are fine when you aren’t isn’t just lying, it’s wearing a mask. Am I saying that you should spill all of your troubles with everyone who asks?Continue reading “Are you “Fine?””

Groundhog’s Day Dinner

First, I want to say, “Happy Groundhog’s Day! What is Groundhog’s day? It’s this crazy thing we have in North America that a rodent foretells the weather. As the story goes, if the groundhog sees his shadow, Spring is right around the corner. However, if the groundhog doesn’t see his shadow, we will get sixContinue reading “Groundhog’s Day Dinner”

What now, Lord?

Yesterday we found out that child #3 was in close contact with someone who was diagnosed with Covid. Wonderful. So, she is in quarantine. At home. With us. Yeah. Today I learned that the job I had wanted and went through two interviews for, was offered to someone else. I was devastated. I have beenContinue reading “What now, Lord?”

A Guilty Pleasure

I have a guilty pleasure. Want me to share? I like to watch nanny shows. Perhaps it makes me feel better that my children are not that badly behaved. Oh, wait. Yeah. Reality check. Well, at least they’re different problems. I mean, I have never seen anyone’s child cut themselves or try to commit suicide.Continue reading “A Guilty Pleasure”

Leftover Turkey – BBQ Style

Now we have all had leftover turkey at one time or another. Whether it’s after Thanksgiving, or another time where you only made a turkey breast, but the leftovers seem to multiply. The other day, the lunchtime after we had had a big turkey for dinner, I was racking my brain to figure out somethingContinue reading “Leftover Turkey – BBQ Style”

Suicide

The wind outside is swirling. The snow has filled in the footprints and blessed the scene with crystalline purity. Inside her the storm also rages. Hey, it’s me. If you’re reading this he finally did it. She couldn’t take it; listening to her other personality. He did the best he could, but it was neverContinue reading “Suicide”