Showing posts from May, 2012

Letter to my Mom...

Dear Ma, Well, another Mother’s day has rolled around; this is the 12 th one without you.   But your passing from this life to eternity seems like yesterday sometimes. I miss you so much.   And it seems that the older I get, the more I understand you…does that make sense? I passed by a mirror the other day and wow I could see you in me so much…your mannerisms and movements! If I am becoming even a fraction of the woman of grace that you are I am so thankful.   I know, I know…during my turbulent teenage years I wanted to be anything but my mother. But now Ma, I am so thankful that you hung on to me during those times. Me with my smart mouth and “always having to say the last word” self; you hung on to me, even when I’m sure I broke your heart a few times.   Thanks Ma…only a Mother’s love can do that. I can think of a lot of things I’m sorry for; like the time I missed your 50th wedding Anniversary; and the time after Dad had passed, I should have had more compassion, instead o

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“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight”. Proverbs 3: 5-6 Reminded once again about “letting go” today. Am I the only one that have a hard time sometimes letting go?   The past, things and people in the now and present and oh yeah! The future too.   I’m a music person from the heart…I LOVE music!   Even as a child I can remember harmonizing with commercial jingles. I could hear harmony notes in every song that I heard at a very early age. So knowing that God has given me this gift, it is no wonder that God speaks to me through music. Listening to the CD “When Women Worship” today, they began to sing “I Surrender All”.   And If I can be perfectly honest with you, it is a song that I have been sort of scared to sing.   Yes Me! Miss “I know the Lord and He knows me”.    It’s like I hold back a part of myself when I sing that song, fearful that if I sung it and really mea