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Midnight Music and Mercy

Our sweet Zekey is getting worse and rather drastically. The ‘new’ version of him is slipped from my fingers every time I relearn what makes him comfortable, what makes him laugh, what makes him stop seizing to catch that song or music or show….

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Winter, Stay Awhile…

You guys, I get it. I’ve been there every single winter in my adult life. January (after my birthday on the 24th, of course) and through March, I’m SO over winter. I HATE the grey skies, the cold weather, the slushy, brown snow, the…

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Lent: A Path To Freedom

I’m not really giving anything up in particular. I’m just trying to die to self more and become more of who God has for me in this season, in our community, family and the lifetime I’ve been given. I want to learn what keeps…

March Goals

I crack up at goals because  reaching  even setting goals is challenging in this season we are in. I don’t remember the last time I have. But, I really relate to Hayley over at thetinytwig when she shares her struggles. I am encouraged, though,…

I’m Just Not Enough

When I write on this blog, I write out of a bursting forth of emotion, wisdom from The Holy Spirit, lessons learned, convictions, hope, etc. But then, there are times that I write strictly because of you. I sometimes find myself crying, not because…

When Heaven Feels Close

Tonight, I find myself weary, but the kind of weary that reminds me of the closeness I felt of God in those days  in Westerville, OH where there was no family. Just my heavenly Father, being the rock I needed to go on another…

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The Latest Updates on Zeke

Hospital Hauntings

The familiar routine of the nurses talking through every step while putting in an IV, I watch and remember. The questions they ask as they start the machine and I can’t help but want them to leave, even as sweet and helpful as they…

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The Unchanging Picture Frame

To take time to write is to take time to grieve. Sure, it isn’t as often I find myself losing my breath missing my boy, but it sure does happen and enough that I am never far from remembering the gaping hole our family…

Happy 6th Birthday, Zekey

I stayed up late to be awake when it became 11-19. I cried, I ached, I longed to have been up for other reasons. Such as decorating for him to wake up and see our excitement for him and being with us another year,…