Things I love

I’m so sad. Grief is hard work, ya know? Time for a list. Reboot my 💜 California poppies Yellow m&ms with peanuts Depends Silhouettes (just keepin’ it real) Clean sheets after a warm 🛁 🐈laying in puddles of 🌞 My 🐕. They have such a great attitude, no matter what. #overcomeevilwithgood Taco salad 🥗 fromContinue reading “Things I love”


Lord God  our Father,No one gets to live on this earth without getting touched by injustice or betrayal.  No one. You know about injustice and betrayal–for certain. Two specific things come to mind that I am heartsore over: three betrayals within my own extended family system and/or neighborhood. I’m sorry for hanging on toContinue reading “Unfairness”

Real love 💘

I don’t want you to feel false guilt and shame because we didn’t finish that good thing we tried to do. No pressure #ratraces-stink I accept you the way you are. You are my man. I chose YOU twenty-five years ago at a lighthouse in Newport, Oregon. Hitched my wagon to your 🌟 🌻🌷🌻🌷🌻🌷🌻 *NoContinue reading “Real love 💘”

6th step for parents who have abused

I’ve been thinking. About the sixth step. This is hard for parents who’ve abused or neglected their children. There’s stuff back there that I do not want to own. You know? (It’s probably hard for everyone, but I don’t have to repent for everyone–just me.) Step Six“Were entirely ready to have God remove allthese defectsContinue reading “6th step for parents who have abused”

Keep the main thing: the main thing.

Focus. Balance. Perspective. Being sick for ten years has helped me to see things as they are. Valuable. Treasured. Gift. It’s so much easier to keep things straight And see what really matters and face my need for Jesus When I’m suffering. Not that I would choose it.I like working in my garden and walkingContinue reading “Keep the main thing: the main thing.”