Author Archives: Suzanne

Peace like a River

Now more than ever, I feel the need to find peace. My body (which has been plagued by immune system problems) yearns for it. My main problem is that I’m a perfectionist with a type A personality, but looking back … Continue reading

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Love Wins

Recently, a friend told me of a man in his 90’s who is currently terminal. He had been a devout Christian his whole life, but now he had doubts about whether he would be able to get into Heaven. My … Continue reading

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Casting for Recovery

A couple of weeks ago, I took advantage of an amazing opportunity to go fly fishing with a group of other breast cancer survivors in a program called Casting for Recovery. This program is available in 48 states, and has … Continue reading

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A Horrendous Week, a Perfect Weekend

It’s interesting how things can change so quickly over a week’s time. Last weekend, my husband was in horrible pain from what we now know to be a herniated disc and two bulging discs. I felt helpless to do anything, … Continue reading

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On the Mountaintop

Last year I wrote a post titled Wander On, Weary Soul, the title of which alluded to a song by the Bluegrass Gospel Project. I couldn’t think of a better song to describe how I felt at the time about … Continue reading

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In Memory of My Mother

On June 10th, my mother was placed on crisis care with hospice after not wanting to wake up, eat, drink, or take her medicines. The only time she woke up completely, she asked me, “Are mom and pop still here?” … Continue reading

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When Everyday is Saturday

This was a rather interesting week. I go to visit my mother everyday after work at her assisted living, and each day this week, she asked me if it was Saturday. She even called me at work on Tuesday to … Continue reading

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