For Sophie

You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. Psalm 32:7 ________________________________________________________________ I saw this image on a Christian site the other day and I knew it was meant for me to see and to post. On this, the eve of[…]

The Club

  I posted the following to my Facebook page last week: I’m in this “club” that I didn’t ask to be in. It has many members…way too many, there should be a maximum occupancy set for this club but there’s not, instead members just keep showing up, unannounced and unexpected.[…]

Power of Prayer

  This is one of my favorite pictures of Skylar…taken just weeks before the accident. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ I have been fairly quiet lately and I apologize for that. I keep waiting for my days to get easier but instead they are filled with more memories of Skylar, if that is even[…]


I hate that I know the number of days without my precious Sky….72 and counting. The last week has been different, almost numbing. I have felt a  great sense of peace over me but at the same time I feel numb inside and as if there is a dam ready[…]

God IS in control

I look at this photo of Sky and my heart skips a beat. I remember how excited she was on this day!  She even let me take several photos (which she never did). How bittersweet this is…….as excited as she was, I of course was a nervous wreck and worried[…]

2 months without you

This photo encompasses my Sky-bird perfectly. Goofy, joyful and forever making her friends and others laugh. 2 months ago today I lost a chunk of my heart that will never heal or be replaced. I simply can’t believe that when I wake each morning that you will not be there. […]

Make it count!

  The start of a brand new year is typically ushered in with celebrations, hopes, dreams, resolutions and goals for the upcoming year ahead. Mine as you can well imagine, was brought in with an enormous mound of grief and sadness. I thought a lot about the years past and[…]