Life is Grace

Seeking the Blessings in the Chaos. Writing and Photography.

    I think my migraines have totally addled my brain. I’ve had them all week, just when the A to Blogging Challenge began. I couldn’t find my blog on their Linky list, so I think I might have been removed for not posting. I DID post briefly yesterday about the Challenge, then removed my …

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The strength of a woman is measured by the extent of her refusal to allow hardship to dictate her and who she becomes –C. Jobbell Dedicated to my mom, my grandmothers, and my aunties, the strongest and most loving women ever! (The first picture above is of my Grandma Resch on her wedding day in …

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As usual, credit for everything below–except my answers, that is–goes to the wonderful gals over at RevGalBlogPals. And I owe them a hearty “thank you” for giving me a some much-needed writing inspiration! I should mention that I did have my neck surgery last week and the surgeon said the procedure went “swimmingly.” I find …

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 We all reach times when we suddenly feel that we have more to bear than we can handle. Thank goodness I’ve lived long enough to know this is fact, because for many years, I thought I was all alone, that I was the only one who ever felt inadequate, or selfish, or so overwhelmed that …

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Yes, I’m changing my title again, for the third time. So far it has gone from “redhead report” to “gifts in the rubble” to, as of today, “the little things.”I am only 5’1” after all. I decided to change the name because the title “gifts in the rubble” was, supposedly anyway, more about the grace …

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Emptiness Friday Five…..     This Friday five comes courtesy of Sally over at RevGalBlogPals! (You don’t think I could come up with something like this myself, do you?) I have been pondering this Friday Five over and over in my mind, but I am coming up with nothing, so I am wondering; what do …

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This is a short post, just an update on our baby situation. To make a long story short, we are no longer trying to get pregnant. As it turned out, I simply couldn’t handle being off of my fibromyalgia medications. My muscle relaxers, Advil, Excedrin, and trazedone (a sleeping medication commonly used to treat fibromyalgia) …

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This week’s Friday Five come courtesy of Singing Owl from RevGalBlogPals. She writes:   Friday, February 27, 2009 Friday Five: The Fork in the Road “I am at a life-changing juncture. I do not know which way I will go, but I have been thinking about the times, people and events that changed my life …

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