Archive | July 2015

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Full of Goodness

My parents and I left the house early this morning and started with doctor appointments. First my mom saw the pacemaker clinician. A few weeks ago we connected the pacemaker monitor and transmitted the stored information about the device and how my mom’s heart was working with it. The clinician said that the information showed […]

Out of Addiction

Tonight I was able to connect with my prayer group via Facetime. It is always uplifting to be with this wonderful group of women. Two of them recently opened an interior decorating shop. They said that every day they speak to people who share their faith with them. One of the ladies told a story of stopping […]

Bringing the Inside Out

Yesterday my mother started intensive voice therapy. As her Parkinson’s has progressed, her voice is very quiet and can get quite raspy. The object of the therapy is to help her to use her diaphragm properly again to breathe and speak. It will also help improve her facial muscles. One of the symptoms of Parkinson’s […]

Newly Engaged

Today I talked with a young woman who recently became engaged. I have known her and her family for years, and it is hard to believe she is even old enough for this to happen. She told me the beautiful story of their relationship. They met each other 4 years ago when they were both […]

Grandson’s Birthday

Today is my younger grandson’s birthday. He had his big party yesterday and I was sad not to be there. This was the first time that I have not made his birthday cake as I am so far away now. Also sad. But I saw lots of pictures and we exchanged texts during the day. […]

Reaching Out

Just yesterday my parents and I were discussing the plight of the world and how it can seem completely overwhelming to try to make a positive difference or stand up for what is right and good. It was suggested that we do what we should do and leave everyone else to their own devices. If […]

Learning to Drive

My nephew has been learning to drive. His mom takes him out driving every now and again in the big busy city they live in. It has been challenging to say the least. They stayed overnight last night and when I asked this morning what people wanted to do, it was suggested that I take […]