You are the light of the world

Let there be peace on earth And let it begin with me. ~Seymour Miller & Jill Jackson, “Let There Be Peace on Earth,” 1955   It is a policy of mine to be neutral on this little blog, keeping the stories more about how I overcome my personal struggles, my path to a more peaceful andContinue reading “You are the light of the world”

On Miscarriage, Sharing your Grief, and your Right to Remember

Sweet little flower of heavenly birth, you were too fair to bloom on earth. ~ Author Unknown   Miscarriage is quite a unique type of death experience. It haunts your mind and heart in ways that are difficult to put aside. Not only are you losing a child and the dream of that little person,Continue reading “On Miscarriage, Sharing your Grief, and your Right to Remember”

The Insurmountable Grief of Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death

“Some people say it is a shame. Others even imply that it would have been better if the baby had never been created. But the short time I had with my child is precious to me. It is painful to me, but I still wouldn’t wish it away. I prayed that God would bless usContinue reading “The Insurmountable Grief of Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death”

Why My Forehead is Clear of Ashes Today

“Although the life of a person is in a land full of thorns and weeds, there is always a space in which the good seed can grow. You have to trust God.” ~ Pope Francis Today is Ash Wednesday. The Christian’s forty days of Lent has begun as it does each and every year. AsContinue reading “Why My Forehead is Clear of Ashes Today”

Choosing Love in the Tough Times

“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” ― Lao Tzu   I’ve been working on being content with what I have. Trying to fall in love again with my home. Trying to be happy with what I own,Continue reading “Choosing Love in the Tough Times”