Tag Archives: sadness

ARE YOU AT THE END OF YOUR ROPE?

The 1970’s were turbulent times for our country. We were still reeling from the Vietnam War; we had a President and Vice President who resigned from office rather than face impeachment.  there was a huge movement to get better salaries … Continue reading

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ON THAT SILENT HOLY NIGHT

Only two years ago, prior to the pandemic, we were getting ready for Christmas and awaiting our family from South Carolina and So. Korea to arrive.  It was the day of Christmas Eve when I was admitted to the hospital … Continue reading

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SAVE MY TEARS IN YOUR BOTTLE

Psalm 56:8 ESV “You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your book?” In ancient times, some 3000 years ago, mourners were known to save the tears they shed over lost … Continue reading

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GET OUT OF THE BLACK CLOUDS

Today I went to the doctor to have my knee X-rayed.  I should be delighted that it is nothing more than a sprain.  The doc mentioned that my knee was practically arthritis free, there were no breaks and it was … Continue reading

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CLIPPED WINGS

As I travel through life’s darkest moments, When all around me is unfamiliar ground, When the sound of silence engulfs me and pierces the every day noise, There in the midst of it all, There with wings unfurled, With pinions … Continue reading

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GETTING YOUR SMILE BACK

Today we continue our journey to S. Carolina and a long awaited visit with our children and in celebration of grandson #2s graduation.  We’ve had a great visit with my sis and her husband.  Got to take a wonderful tour … Continue reading

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WHEN TEARS FALL

My best friend is facing her final journey.  I’m writing this post with her permission, so that it may help others who are going through the same thing. Life is so fragile, so tentative, but really a time of grace … Continue reading

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A BOTTLE FULL OF TEARS

A while back, I was trying to convince my granddaughter to put her crabby thoughts into a crabby box and forget about them.  She laughed at the image and it got her smiling again for the moment. Wouldn’t it be nice if … Continue reading

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