Tag Archives: adversity

MY MOM

My mom was my hero.  No matter how lousy she felt – how tired or busy she was, I knew she was always available.  She didn’t wear a cape – she didn’t fly – she didn’t have x-ray vision, (although I believe she … Continue reading

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MY DAD’S MOM

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON MAY 8, 2014 BY ATIMETOSHARE.ME The second in a series about mothers who shaped my life. My paternal grandmother was a city lady.  She was a beautiful woman with black hair and the darkest black eyes I’ve ever seen.  … Continue reading

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ANOTHER TEST?

This life is full of tests.  So much depends on how we deal with them.  I’ve always been one of those who sailed along comfortably and when things started to get choppy, I’d give up.  Whether it was looking at … Continue reading

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What are your thoughts when you see a trail of trains cars, unmoved, contained?  Is someone living in there?  Is there any hope in a place like that? When we lived in … Continue reading

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THOSE HORRIFIC HERODS

Our people had been subjected to foreign rule for as long as I can remember.  The Herods considered themselves to Jews, but they were deeply rooted in the traditions and laws of Rome. Each day was filled with challenges. Women … Continue reading

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