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pearls of my soul

sharing the treasure of my journey

This is the place where you can find my thoughts and feelings as I contemplate my own journey of healing and discovery.  It is my hope that it serves you well and it encourages you on your path.


July 9, 2020

The wind rustles through the trees as I look through our kitchen window while doing dishes.  It is a tangible and physical representation of how I am feeling inside.  Things are rustling and there is a subtle yet constant feeling of uneasiness that n...

August 16, 2019

I am on a journey of healing.  And healing can be an exciting adventure.  It can be something that I think is full of rest, becoming better than I was before, no longer dealing with the pain of the past.  But it can also be a difficult and extremely...

August 16, 2019

Do you remember the first time you felt scared?  That sudden, figurative punch to the gut that takes your breathe away and leaves that queasy feeling inside your chest?  I don’t remember the first time I felt scared; but I do have memories ingrained...

July 23, 2019

I lost count long ago of how many times I have started some sort of "thing," in hopes it would be "the thing," that led me to loose all the weigh that I need to.  But here I am, again.  Starting at day one.  Starting over.  Again.  I wish I could loo...

March 1, 2019

I don't know why I do it.  I worked at Starbucks for 2 1/2 years.  I know how to make ALL the drinks.  I have an espresso machine at home (Thank you Starbucks Clearance before I quit!).  But.  I still go to the overpriced coffee shop when I have busy...

January 18, 2019

There is this thing that many people do at the start of a new year. It’s like a redesign of the “New Year’s Resolution.” They think about a certain word that becomes a theme for them for the year. It is a different perspective for people to focus on...

January 14, 2019

"Those who dive into the sea of affliction, bring up rare pearls."  -Charles H.  Spurgeon 

For my 35th birthday, my husband gave me a set of Tiffany pearl stud earrings.  Oh it was a joyous and glorious moment to see that beautiful, Tiffany Blue...

April 9, 2016

The world is a scary place this side of eternity. I’d be lying if I said I’ve never cried fearful tears of concern for the world my children will be living in when they are grown. Or fretting about what kind of world my grand-children and great grand...

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