My forehead tensed up as I saw the homeless man alongside of the road where I was going to have to stop at a stoplight. My mind raced. I sized up the older man clothed in a big jacket against the Minnesota cold holding a cardboard sign. I looked over at him as I pulled to a stop. He didn’t even look at me.
This has been a summer full of transitions: Moving from Illinois to Minnesota, but still selling a house in Illinois (that should be wrapped up this month), my Dad passing away, traveling almost every weekend for a month and a half…
Taking a bit of time alone throughout this whole time and connecting with loved ones and God has helped me stay (mostly) steady throughout this time!
Oh, and lots of walks…
Here’s some peaceful images that have helped me transition well this summer:
Sometimes you just need to add a little gold to your life. These crocuses bring a smile to my face every year!
All throughout my pregnancy I craved lemons and sourness. Now I have to be careful about eating lemons, tomatoes and citrus because my son likes to spit up if I eat those. Right now I just need to enjoy photos of lemons…I get to share them with you!
Here’s a few Napa images for you! This morning at a Mom’s gathering, a potted one of these flowers was sitting on the table. Memories of these photos slid through my mind, but I couldn’t remember where I had taken the photos until I saw them here! Continue reading
I have a vibrant three month old son, and my Dad is 80 and living in a nursing home with declining health. I’m in the middle of these extremes; most of the time I’m happy about it, but today I have been sad. Continue reading
The baby boy just latched on to get the milk for his lunch, eyes closed, mouth working, fish lips; he knows he will get food! Seeing his confidence inspires me — he knows that he will be taken care of; I can choose to believe that I will be taken care of too by my husband and, most importantly, by my Heavenly Father! Continue reading