Butterflies, Miracles and God’s Timing

Do you believe in Miracles? A few days ago I was doing the weekly maintenance on my hot tub. There were several butterflies flitting about the yard. Butterflies have always been my sign from God, and I have extended that to J.R. the past months. I asked God (the butterfly) to land on the hot tub … [Read more…]

MBC – a glimpse at just one day

I want to give you a small glimpse into what it is like to live with Metastatic Breast Cancer or MBC (also known as Stage 4 Breast Cancer). I try not to let MBC control my life, but there are some days when I just can’t help it. I’ve had MBC since 2010. Since then … [Read more…]

By the Grace of God

Around us every day, God is working to make something beautiful out of something that may not have been so beautiful to begin with. But do we recognize that is what is happening? As many of you know it has been a rough few years. I was retelling my abbreviated story to some folks the other day … [Read more…]


A few year’s ago I used #TodaysAwesome in my Facebook Page. It was to remind me, and those that follow me that there is something awesome in every day. Sometimes we just have to look a little harder. This morning I realized that I had not been using that hashtag ever since life took a little … [Read more…]

Why? Do you know your Why?

Know your Why.     Arghhhhh, I hate that 3-word sentence. My sister in law sent me a video this week. She was celebrating her birthday. WIth the video she commented, “let’s all have a year of focussing on the Why instead of the What.” Honestly, I didn’t even want to watch the video at first. … [Read more…]

Grief – 10 Lessons learned this year

Grief 10 Lessons Learned

Grief – 10 Lessons Learned I can’t believe it has been a year since losing Dad and J.R. In some ways it feels like yesterday and in others, it feels like a lifetime. What have I learned about grief in the last year? Grief is like nothing you have ever experienced. Unless you have lost … [Read more…]