Tag: Loss

On The Tie That Binds

To try to keep something only for ourselves is not truly loving it. The minute we tell the world, “This thing/person/land is only mine,” we risk a big loss. I get what the saying means if you truly love someone or something, you will let it go…really, you just won’t try to keep it for…

A Personal Nine Eleven

Today is the twelfth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. It was an event that rocked our nation and made everyone stop their day-to-day tasks and gather around a television or a radio. It opened up the flood gates of emotions among people not even personally affected by the event. Loss, pain, confusion, fear,…

Jennifer’s Favorite Movie

I saw this movie in the late 1980s, and I knew that as I got older its significance would mean more and more to me. I was correct on so many levels! The themes that resonate with me so much are the loss of home and loved ones, changing times, simpler times, and the tension…

Granny’s Verse

“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” — Luke 6:35-36 (NASB) I was glancing through my…