On Falling from Grace and Forgiveness

Annah Elizabeth Forgiveness, Happy Happens ™, Spirituality 2 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer and for those who honor the holiday, Happy Easter! As I thought about this week’s post and the upcoming Christian celebration, I thought about how Easter reminds me of all of us, people from all religions and those of non religion. This morning marks the fifteenth year my family has participated in an Easter Dawn pageant, a reenactment of …

Prepping Positivity

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health, Relationships 4 Comments

Happy Sunday, Journeyer! Well, what can I say other than this past week has been pretty much dictated by my workplace crap. I’ve spent countless hours in meetings and documenting everything that has been transpiring at warp speed. The good news, as I pointed out in last week’s post is that I am beginning to digest the fact that I’m …

Happy Rising

Annah Elizabeth Beauty, Big Guy, Gavin, Happy Happens ™, Relationships 4 Comments

Happy Sunday-Monday Journeyer! Happy (belated) Easter! Easter. Another of my cherished holidays. A time for friends and family to slow down, to come together, to share their fellowship, and to celebrate. Some celebrate Jesus’ resurrection and the message that He is our salvation. Some celebrate spring break while others rejoice the earth’s awakening from a long winter’s rest. Sometimes, like …

At the Helm of a Shooting Star

Annah Elizabeth Uncategorized 3 Comments

My oldest son turned twenty yesterday. My, oh, my; that doesn’t seem possible. Twenty years ago we experienced his joyous birth; twenty years since the painful separation brought about in his death. Twenty years… And now I celebrate his life once again. We went to the cemetery on Mother’s Day, dug out the few weeds that had surfaced since Easter, removed the Easter …

The World is My Church

Annah Elizabeth 1 Comment

I rose at 5:45 Easter Sunday, just as I’ve done for the past seven or eight years. I flipped on the hall light, knocked gently on each door and woke my children, one by one. “Good morning, handsome; it’s 5:45.” “Good morning, beautiful, time to rise and shine.” Having risen at the first sound of the alarm, I had time …