little girls soften their dad’s hearts

It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.”

Anne Sexton

A Good News Report: The triumph of forgiveness.

My Uncle passed away recently. He was my father’s youngest brother, as well as the sibling he was the closest with. I went to the funeral home to pay my respects and I visited with relatives I had not seen in many years – probably since the last funeral!

It was good to be with my dad’s family and I appreciated the warm affection they extended toward me.

My own father passed away at the age of 45. Struck by an underage DUI driver he suffered a massive brain injury and died some many months later from multiple complications. The irony is that my father was (himself) an alcoholic. The police report indicated both individuals shared fault in this tragic accident. Witnesses reported my father walked out into oncoming traffic after leaving a nearby bar; and while not sustaining any physical injuries, the young girl behind the wheel suffered her own terrible consequences.

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grown up delicious!

it’s the monday giggles…

{giggles}

My favorite time of year – 50 days of Easter deliciousness!!


I’m at a place in my life where Peace is a priority!

I make deliberate life choices to protect my mental, emotional, and spiritual state.

And this is why I will share my chocolate with ANYONE…most days.

Giggles.

hugs n’ blessings for all the joy we will be sharing this Easter Season!!

Wonderfully made!

Image taken from Pinterest.

A special friend pinned the above image and now I lovingly pin-it off to you!

 

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