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Nothing takes the place of perisistence

(I wrote this post about four years ago.) I want to share with you a quote from Calvin Coolidge, 3oth president of the United States. “Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more commonplace than unsuccessful men with talent.Genius will not; […]

doubting my ability to cope

doubting my ability to cope tomorrow

I’m sitting here watching my little five-year-old grandson play with his toys. Everyone is gone but him and me. He’s oblivious to my pain. He’s absorbed in his own world, just like a five-year-old should be. He looks at me and giggles and I smile. How can I […]

I can and I will

How God exceeds our expectations

(You are reading this post on Monday, May 15.  I’m writing it on Friday, May 12.) My mom passed away yesterday and I haven’t stopped crying. I just know I’m going to wake up tomorrow morning and instead of a funeral to attend I am going to go […]