“Hope deferred makes the heart sick.” Proverbs 13:12 I haven’t had much hope these last two weeks as I’ve seen my mother’s dementia get worse. But God opened the heavens Saturday and I got “experience” my real mom again for a whole day.
I praise God today for the hope and joy I felt all that day. Whether it continues or not, I have the memory of me and my mom sitting on a park bench looking out at Lake Michigan. There is more……
As I wrote yesterday, this will be a very random week of posts and thoughts. Mom’s doctor’s visit yesterday revealed nothing more about her mental state that we didn’t already know. We just wanted to make sure there was nothing “medical” going on with her. She is losing […]
I’m feeling a little sad today. I am a follower of Christ and I believe in praying in faith and confidence that God answers prayer. But let’s be clear. People get sick. People die. Circumstances change. In other words: Life goes on. Life changes. My granddaughter and I are […]
Right after Thanksgiving, my husband and I start drinking our morning coffee from these cups. They’re not antiques but they’re at least twenty years old. I bought them shortly after the Hobby Lobby in our local area opened. One of them broke a few years back but we […]
Today I’m thankful for yesterdays. Not all yesterdays. Just like all tomorrows won’t necessarily be something to be thankful for, not all yesterdays are either. But at least tomorrows hold promise. Yesterdays only hold memories. We can’t rewrite memories. Or can we? Our past is our past: the […]