Category Archives: Tragedy

The Marcia Trimble Case: A Murder that Took Away a City’s Innocence

I stumbled upon the murdered girl’s grave purely by accident one day while my husband and I were out visiting the graves of relatives at the cemetery.  When I saw it, I felt an involuntary gasp come from my mouth … Continue reading

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Two Mass Shootings in My Beloved State of Tennessee in Seven Months and I’m Wondering if Anyone in Washington Even Cares?

I think I just broke some kind of record for the longest blog title I’ve ever written. I’m warning you that this blog post might be a little bit of a personal rant because I’m angry.  I’m angry, and sad, … Continue reading

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To Everything There Is A Season, And A Time To Every Purpose Under The Heaven

There was once a man who was described as amazingly wonderful, compassionate and brilliant. He was a medical doctor. An oncologist to be exact. Highly regarded in his profession. Rumor was he graduated first in his medical school class. His … Continue reading

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Prayers for the Philippines

The devastation stares back at me.  In the midst of flipping through a photo gallery  of 80+ photos of the aftermath of a massive typhoon that slammed into the Philippines, I can only stare in horror.  Tragedy doesn’t even seem … Continue reading

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On Losing a Childhood Friend

I feel like my brain is disconnected from my body.  I didn’t sleep last night.  Or much the four nights before that.  I feel lost.  Like I don’t know where to go or what to do or even what to … Continue reading

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Trying to find Joy

I’ve been up late tonight working on today’s Sunday school lesson.  Today is the 3rd Sunday of Advent and the day we light the rose-colored candle or The Candle of Joy on the Advent wreath, so I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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