Tag Archives: hope

When There is Still Hope

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 will remain etched in my memory for many years. Watching the continuous news of the tornadoes that decimated our state was surreal. There are no words that begin to describe it all. I wasn’t sure I would even write about the storms of last Wednesday here on the blog. There have...

Our Words Carry Hope

I have always loved to write. Even at the age of just learning to write letters on the page. The freshness of a new notebook held such possibility. It was only later that the blank page paralyzed. As I grew I discovered the movies in my mind through stories and novels. Through poetry and song...

The Laughter of Friends

We feel carefully of the gifts left unopened. Deciding whether to steal the gift  unwrapped by a friend or chance the remaining treasures. Contemplation amidst the laughter of friends. Sharing memories of Christmas parties past playing our annual game. My friends, some close and others not as much, but all unafraid to be real, to...

Choosing Joy

Happiness. Somewhat a difficult topic for me to write about. I’m not what anyone would consider a peppy, upbeat person. I wear my heart on my sleeve which tends to leave my emotions on an almost constantly swinging pendulum. Emotions I keep hidden inside. Not exactly fertile territory for constant happiness. Melancholy: a pensive mood....

Ransomed Dreams by Amy Wallace

In Ransomed Dreams, Amy Wallace takes us on a journey through personal tragedy & forgiveness. When Gracie Lang loses everything she held dear, her faith was shaken. Trying to start a new life for herself, Gracie’s need for justice keeps her going, but she doesn’t realize the one person she wants to bring to justice is closer...