Tag: Loss of a child

Flashback to the red leaf

It was an unusually cold and Wintery morning December 19th 2007.  That’s the day we laid my Joey to eternal rest.  I actually could see my breath in front of me.  As I walked out on to the front porch I looked around me at all of…

Giving Thanks

Here we are in January and I am thinking this morning of Thanksgiving.  Not sure why this is laid on my heart but maybe someone needs to hear it.  I’ve had visions this morning of Thanksgiving Day at my home when my boy was…

Music, again

In thinking about what I would share today I recalled a line I read yesterday where a mother had said she was able to laugh again.  It took me back to a place where I was early on when I couldn’t bare the thought…

Periods & Question Marks

I was recovering on Sunday morning from a little knee surgery and while flipping through a couple of channels of TV I came across Joel Osteen.  I paused for a second then decided to watch.  It had been months since I’d done so but that morning I felt…

What makes one a Steel Magnolia?

The movie…..Did you ever see the 1989 movie, Steel Magnolias ?   Can you recite the words to just about every line?  Who do you identify with most?  For me, it’s Sally Field’s character, M’lynn.  Sally gives the most incredible depiction of a mother’s love in this movie. …

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