Littlefoot Loses His Mom

I took my grandsons to see the classic children’s film, The Land Before Time. This heartwarming tale of baby orphaned dinosaurs teaches many life lessons in its 69 minutes. Littlefoot loses his mother following a battle with a Tyrannosaurus during the great earthshake. There were four important scenes for me that beautifully depicted the sorrow […]

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I’m Free

This beautiful poem was read by Dionne Warwick at Whitney Houston’s funeral. My wish is that it brings comfort to all who need it. I’M FREEDon’t grieve for me, for now I’m freeI’m following the path God has chosen for me.I took His hand when I heard him call;I turned my back and left it […]

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A Smile

This picture is of my grandson, Sam. I can’t help but smile whenever I see it. Allowing ourselves to smile, even though our heart is breaking, can offer a welcomed reprieve from the journey of grieving. What made you smile today? A smile costs nothing, but gives much- It takes but a moment, but the memory […]

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Walking the Tightrope

The old-fashioned circus acts, like walking the tightrope, have evolved to elaborate and finely orchestrated Cirque de Soliel performances. Nonetheless, I am still spellbound by someone walking high above the crowd on a tightrope, placing one foot in front of the other ever so carefully. It takes courage, focus and concentration and a desire to […]

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