Grandma Got Eaten By A Grizzly Bear (well…almost)

When you forget God is near.

I’ve been thinking a lot about the feeling of vulnerability that has increased since I have become more disabled due to a broken neck and two […]

Michael the Archangel

A chance meeting through the friend of a friend. Our eyes met across a crowded room (OK, there were about five of us and it […]

And I Wasn’t Even Pregnant!

Whenever I tell the story about my marriage at sixteen, I always feel the need to say, “…and I wasn’t even pregnant!”  It still seems […]

New Kid on the Block

My eyes flew open as the searchlight passed by the window for the umpteenth time that night. Sleeping was something you did in between. The […]

That Big Expanse of Sky Called Montana

Adventure had never been a part of my life. While some of my childhood friends had come home from trips to the World’s Fair or […]

Learning to Fly on My Own

God gives every bird its food, but he does not throw it into the nest. -Josiah Gilbert Holland My mother had been dead for four […]

In the Well with Tolstoy

My brother’s suicide left me feeling as if I had been pushed over an emotional cliff, arms flailing as my body hit the jagged edges […]

Another Think Coming

In my last post I wrote about how I expected that asking God to take over my life would lead to instant emotional healing.  I […]

Free Fall

(If you are new to this blog, a good way to read it is to start with the very first post, “It Was A Dark […]

Making My Move

Michael the Archangel and I had finally found our way back to Los Angeles.  His mother had allowed us to temporarily move in with her.  […]