encouragement

When There Are No Words

As a writer, I don’t want to ever believe there are no words to write. Sometimes I stumble over what to say, but all-in-all words are very important to me. However, as I watch my granddaughter grow, I find that I’m reveling in the moments of touch.  My absolute favorite […]

The Look in Her Eyes

I recognized the look in my friend’s eyes. I could see beyond her smile and her hugs. Deep inside, I saw fear. Fear of the unknown she is facing, and the new path she’s now walking. You see, my friend was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. I could see beyond […]

Smacked!

A couple of weeks ago, I was smacked in the face. Not literally. Despite my recent stings and falls, this was figurative smack in the face. Have you ever been droning along with life and something just wakes you up and causes you to rethink nearly everything? Or at least […]