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Life's Riddle

I’ve never been much for logic riddles, but I heard one yesterday courtesy of another episode of Joan of Arcadia, that frustrated me.  The riddle poses:  If a man weighing 190 pounds and carrying 3 boxes each weighing 5 pounds must cross a bridge which can sustain only 200 pounds, how does he do it?   740 more words


Like a stone...

What can I do when the words won’t come?

The pain just sits in my heart like a giant weight,

that keeps on growing…

How do I cry when my tears have dried up? 30 more words


The Big Boy

The man-child is growing up. As I write, he is in the midst of a pre-driver training course. I can picture him lapping it up…so to speak. 268 more words


What NOT to say to a grieving family

This list of unhelpful statements is included in Brad & Jill Sullivan’s discussion on needs of a grieving person. (Which I posted on January 19 with their permission.) I have added a few of my own comments below each one.  1,049 more words


How I Let Her Go....

Proverbs 13:12
Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

When Grace was born, nearly 2 years ago, she was soon given the diagnosis of Trisomy 18. 1,183 more words


Precious Little ones taken from their womb. Our daughters and sons we will never know on earth.

Precious Little Children dying from diseases. Our daughters and sons we held and loved for only a little while on earth. 509 more words

Spiritual Gold Nuggets

An admirable woman

Today’s prompt asks which person I know personally but not well with whom I’d like to sit and visit. It occurred to me that it would have to be my cousin Susan. 238 more words