Category - Reflexiones en la Terraza

12
Sep

Love is Worth it

Ten years ago today, I said good-bye to my best friend.  It was 12:30 a.m.  I had spent the final hours of my 36 birthday at St. Luke’s hospital, in Milwaukee, WI.  First in the ER, where I found Lori, heavily sedated, to make her more comfortable in her final hours, and then in a …

11
Aug

By Faith

Years ago I went through the Beth Moore Bible Study, Believing God.  At some point during this study she suggests… if your the type of person who writes in their Bible, that at the end of Hebrews chapter 11, you write in the words “by faith [insert your name]”  I am such a person, and …

12
May

Hey Momma,

Today, being Mother’s Day, I want to write about Motherhood.  When I think of Motherhood, the first person I think of, naturally, is my Mom.  I did a google search for Bible verses about moms… and I came across this verse that explains my mom perfectly.  “You should be known for the beauty that comes …

5
Apr

God is Faithful

Today is one of 2 days a year, that I really take the time to think about someone who was like a sister to me.  Today is Lori’s birthday.  Lori, was my best friend for 14 years, she went to heaven just about 10 years ago… she had cancer.  Every April 3 and September 12, …

16
Jan

Home…where God provides

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.” This weekend, I wanted …

18
Oct

When You’re Standing Head to Head with Jesus, He Needs to Win

I was standing a top of my favorite place to visit in Barcelona, doing the touristy-thing with my parents, climbing the steps to the top of the Tibidabo, to see the view of Barcelona.  Oh, and there’s a huge statue on top, of Jesus… every time we have gone up there we take a group …

4
Aug

The Nest is Empty

We reached another milestone as parents this week.  WE MADE IT THROUGH THE TEENS!   The day before our youngest’s 20th birthday, I sent her a celebratory text “It’s your last day as a teenager!”  and she responded, “And your last day of being a mom of a teen!!”  Wait!  THAT news wasn’t quite as …

24
Jul

Growing Together for Twenty-Five Years

Twenty-five years.  It’s so hard to believe.  Twenty-five years ago a 19 year-old girl and a 22 year-old guy made vows to God and each other in front of more than 300 people that they would love, honor, and respect each other, for the rest of their lives.  And here we are!   I remember …

28
Jun

Walking a Tightrope

I’m a huge fan of “The Great Showman”  I honestly think I’ve watched it… well, I’m sure more than you!   One of the songs “Walking a Tightrope” has been going through my head, on repeat.   In the movie as actress, Michelle Williams is singing this song, she is singing of the adventure of …

21
Jun

Let’s Get Real…

Barcelona!  Here we are.  Here we have been, for just about 7 months.  And for me, I’ve mostly stayed quite, because quite frankly, for me it’s been a battle.  If you’ve talked to me for more than a minute, you know that I just say how it is… I’ve struggled to share my thoughts though, …