Tag Archives: hard things

A Bandage of Grace for Every Offense

Recently I felt I was intentionally excluded from an electronic conversation. When I first heard about it, I tried to brush it off and said it didn’t bother me, but the truth is – it did. I felt left out … Continue reading

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Remembering Justin – remembering and reposting

I’m reposting from the archives today but as I read over this post, I am again awed by how quickly time passes. Today would have been Justin’s twenty-seventh birthday! I am thinking about him today and remembering all the life … Continue reading

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Daily Distractions

Two weeks ago, work finally slowed down and I have enjoyed several days off. The first several days I was battling a bad cold and so it was nice to have most of the week off and time to rest … Continue reading

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Grace for the Graceless

It had been a long day when I finally pulled into the garage. Training on the new route had taken at least two hours longer than I anticipated, but I was strangely undisturbed by the delay and the day was … Continue reading

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Long Days and Short Nights

Last night I stepped outside and faced the wind. It had been another long day of work followed by weeding in the garden, helping with the goats and working outside until dusk. Night was falling when I finally stepped out … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

My phone chimes and the words, “I’m fine” pop up and I breathe a sigh of relief. “I can’t call out, but I’m OK” reaffirm the message from my son in Oklahoma. That was 13 days ago – almost two … Continue reading

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Scars

As I carry the mail to rural residents in the Texas Panhandle, I spend several hours in my car traveling many miles on countless dirt and county roads. While I travel, I enjoy listening to Christian radio stations and I … Continue reading

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