I have been sitting on this recipe for almost a year now! I finally got my sister to email me our Mom's Shortbread Cookie recipe in January of this year. Well, I couldn't post a recipe for Shortbread Cookies in January when everyone is starting diets to lose their holiday weight! I mean, come on … Continue reading Mom’s Shortbread Cookies – Plus Some Holiday Baking!
I introduce you to Bill, another PALS (people living with ALS) and wish you all a Merry Christmas and only the best for the New Year! God bless! xo
On the last day of 2016, I was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance because, even with my breathing mask on, I couldn’t breathe. The doctors diagnosed me with an Upper Respiratory Infection. I didn’t think I would live to see the first day of 2017. I thought the last hours of 2016 would be the last hours of my life.
Obviously, I didn’t die. By God’s grace I lived to see another year. Every day of 2017 has been like a bonus to me, every day God gives me is a bonus. People with ALS are not supposed to live for 21 years. I hope that God will let me hang around for 2018.
I wasn’t planning on posting again this year, but I was sitting here and thought I’d type a short post to wish my blog followers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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I’m reblogging this post not because of the cookie recipe, though they do look absolutely delicious but because of the amazing story at the beginning. It is hauntingly beautiful!
On another note, the Occupational Therapists here at the hospital have finally decided which new computer will work best for me AND have ordered me one! Woohoo! Merry Christmas to me! Hopefully I will have the new computer and blogging away in early January! Yay!
In case I don’t post anything else before Christmas, Merry Christmas everyone! I wish you all the best, good health and love of family and friends! xo
If Tess had known she would think of him as often as she did during her final days she may have made different choices many decades ago. If she knew he would appear in her dreams, nightly, standing in the sunlight on a pathless mountainside under a blue sky while she struggled, step by step, over rocks and snow to reach him…she may have never said hello. And yet so many years ago, she initiated a simple conversation without fully releasing she also made a choice to make a space for this strange man in her mind and heart.
Tess entered his life and he her’s, grateful for a providential connection. She loved this man as she did her husband without ever really, fully knowing him.
[Boundaries remained intact. Years later when middle age became old age, gray hair to white hair, wrinkles abundant, widowed, and often alone, but seldom unhappy…
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Today my Aunt came and decorated my hospital room! Woohoo, it's Christmas in my room! I have the little Christmas tree that my Mom made me before she passed. We are not allowed to plug Christmas lights into the wall - hospital rules - so I found these tiny battery operated star lights that are … Continue reading The Best Sugar Cookies In The World! – By Aunt Paul
I have no idea why this stupid - better not call it that - wonderful computer of mine is allowing me to write this post but I will try to keep it quick just in case it decides to shut me down! lol If you have ever had the pleasure of eating any of my … Continue reading Gingerbread People By Aunt Paul!!