Why So Tense?

Bitter days? I've had a few. Every so often I replay offenses in my life over and over again in my head. And in my heart. It's like a puzzle or a riddle you just can't figure out. Maybe if I mull it over one more time, I can fit the pieces together and reconcile…

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Just Being Human

Sorry it's been awhile. I came down with the flu for about a week. Boy, was this the worst time to get sick! We finally found a pentecostal/charismatic church. It's 40 minutes away which is quite a bit when your last two churches were 10 and 2o minutes away but it gives Paul and I…

Sorry it's been a few days but there's been very little to report. Thankfully, my mother-in-law is still with us. Her vitals have been good and stable and she's been awake. It allows us to spend more time with her. Unfortuately, this time is bittersweet. Occasionally she is very lucid, she knows what is happening…

Yesterday Paul and his siblings had to make the difficult decision of putting his mom in hospice. They considered in-home care but with the amount of pain that she's in it would be better for her to be in a hospice facility where she can have round-the-clock care. It's a really nice place and very…

Deja Vu

In 2001, Paul lost his sister Kristi to a brain tumor after an 11-year long battle. As the tumor and its affects began to overtake her brain, her mental and physical abilities began to decline. Paul and his extended family are now forced to watch his mother go through the same thing at a much…