Pleasure and Pain

An island girl by birth, I love water. Sitting by the beach, watching the waves, taking in sunsets and sunrises – some of my favorite things to do. If you’ve never intentionally done it, try walking in the rain. Visiting a river or a waterfall and who can forget falling asleep to the sound ofContinue reading “Pleasure and Pain”

I Cry

Some months ago this was my ‘current situation’. I penned these words as a way to help release the ache in my heart. Ever so often I cry. Life is hard. There’s much pain all around. Scriptures remind us that God ‘bottles’ the tears of His children. My mind’s eyes sees a loving Father catchingContinue reading “I Cry”

Silent Pain

I have never lost a child. Never lost a baby in utero. Some data sources indicate that 10-15 percent of pregnancies in the US end in miscarriages. The term ‘silent pain’ was first introduced to me by a college professor. She informed and reminded us that this is a loss that many women do notContinue reading “Silent Pain”

I’m Here…

When death visits, it leaves us speechless at times. This unwelcomed visitor can shred our hearts to pieces. We are left breathless, unable to process the thoughts that swirl around our overwhelmed minds. What do I say? Sometimes – nothing. Just be there. For you – as you ponder where to go from here. AsContinue reading “I’m Here…”

Purpose in the Pain

Day 22 – A favorite quote #bloganuary prompt I don’t think I have any one specific quote that resonates with me. It depends on the day or night. Over the past two years, however, it seems that pain is an ever-present constant in many lives. To keep my head above waters as I navigate thisContinue reading “Purpose in the Pain”