Markers and Moments

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†When a birthday or anniversary nears, we can’t help but be brought back to that place, that feeling, that spot on our journey.¬† It’s been this way for me recently. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†The advancement of days, the march of time, the approach of a new […]

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Hills and Valleys, Ins and Outs

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Some days are simply more challenging than others. ¬†I hit a rough patch this week (several, actually). ¬†The dates next week (and the ones right after) won’t help get me past that. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† What HAS been encouraging and uplifting, is my family. I truly […]

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Our Challenging Successes

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†This journey is made up of lessons. ¬†And blessings. ¬†And more lessons. ¬†Countered with some gifts, to keep us from giving up entirely. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†When we examine the steps to take, the progress we’ve already made, it often feels overwhelming. ¬†Like, it’s out of […]

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