It's the last day of my 40th year at my job.
I am an engineer. Over the years I have worked on almost everything that John Deere makes. Some projects very small and some very big. My first love is Tractors. I decided this was what I would do with my life when I was 16…Continue
Well it has been 1 year now. I lost my love on 1-3 of 2013. I am so glad to be in a new year, Im not sure why, I still feel the same, but I suppose just to be done with the worse year of my life. I still cant wrap my head around it sometimes, I cant believe I have been alone for a year. I am glad to be past the year mark, not that I think anything magical will happen, and I will be suddenly healed, but just to know that I made it a year. It shows me that I can make it 2, 3, 5, 10, and so on.…Continue
Sometimes I fill in for the sermon; when the minister is away, or just needs a break.
I was doing so several years ago; the topic was the Devil.
The Greek word that gets translated 'Devil'…Continue
I thought I was being proactive. I was pretty sure that I would find it hard to be alone for Christmas Day. Even if I did invite my daughter and her husband over for supper, I knew that they would only be there for a few hours and the rest of the day would be spent alone. So I took some advice from another widow and asked my daughter if I could have a “sleepover” at her house. We had a wonderful time. Very low key but it was nice to have someone else to talk to. For me, it didn’t matter if I…Continue
This was published in a Baptist magazine that my grandmother used to receive when I was a teenager growing up in the 60’s. I used to go through it and would cut out some of the stories and poems that resonated with me back then. I still have them in a binder I started back then and still take some time to read them again and again. I wish I had written down what the complete article said.
LIFE ON THANKSGIVING STREET
Encountering one of the healthiest and…Continue