A Dirty Little Secret: Being a Widow

Being Widow

The Change in Social Standing In the late 1970s researchers completed a simple research study the shocked the world with its findings. They gave a list of descriptors, such as outgoing, strong, moody, weak, and independent, to their sample group and requested that the subjects select from the provided list of attributes qualities that would … Read more

Unwanted Beginnings

Unwanted Beginnings

Sometimes Life is Hard to Live I bet you aren’t surprised you haven’t read anything new from me in nearly three months. Yeah, I have posted updates and comments from time to time on my Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/LivingLife2theFullestSeries), but when it came to putting something down on paper here, I kept hitting a wall. No, … Read more

Changes, and Other Painful Life Truths


Sometimes Life Shakes Us Apart The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalms 34:18 I haven’t posted updates for several weeks for complicated reasons. Bradley, my husband, was diagnosed with terminal cancer earlier this year. Respecting Brad’s right to privacy and protecting his dignity have been two … Read more

Discovering the Power of One Body in Christ

One Body of Christ

Feeling Loved by the Followers of Christ It was just ten days ago when my husband was wheeled out an operating room. His digestive system had been dissected and reconstructed to remove the growing cancerous mass. Once a strong man, now Brad easily tires. Until yesterday, standing, walking, and taking care of his own basic … Read more