Tag: reflections

sunshine/2017

What a week-end. You HAVE to read this!

“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……

cooking making

Making good memories even when we’re sad

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 […]

Can we rewrite our memories?

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 […]