Tag: loss

Holy vs. Earthly endings

This post was written for Five Minute Friday, a group of encouraging writers, with this week’s word: CONCLUDE. Written in five minutes, with no real editing or proofing. If you’d like to read other writers’ posts on the same word, click HERE. I remember… Continue Reading “Holy vs. Earthly endings”

Christmas card dilemma

What to write in a Christmas card is always agonizing. Most cards, you can mindlessly stuff and seal closed with a wet sponge (because who wants to lick 40+ cards??). Remember George’s fiancee from Seinfeld?? Anyhow, I digress. The point is, most of the… Continue Reading “Christmas card dilemma”

FMF: Grief ON earth

This was a 5 minute free-write based on the word GRIEF, from Five Minute Friday, a writing community. If you’d like to read others’ work, click here The memory of pain The memory of love Twists hearts and wrings out tears Loved ones lost… Continue Reading “FMF: Grief ON earth”

Breath

Yesterday, I was reminded that our friends who lost their little girl to cancer started her chemotherapy 8 years ago. Just two months later, their precious baby went into the arms of Jesus. Seeing the picture of the brown-eyed two-year-old sitting on her mama’s… Continue Reading “Breath”

Day 11/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Door

Day 11 Schools here in Charlotte were cancelled today because of the potential flooding and winds from Hurricane Michael.  Most of the day was similar to a few weeks ago when Hurricane Florence decided to plop down and kick up her feet over the… Continue Reading “Day 11/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Door”

An unexpected memory

I just found out last night that a man I used to work with nearly 18 years ago passed away last year.  John was a big, loud, boisterous guy whose daily uniform consisted of a short sleeve button down shirt and some Loony Toons… Continue Reading “An unexpected memory”