Monday Meditation Journaling

A peacefulness came over me Pure light Felt a lightness in my heart Excitement for the day For the possibilities Is this happiness?! It is the way I used to feel before . . . .  A grayness breaks through the light What is this?  Am I feeling?  Am I thinking? All is well in…

What’s the Point

Today is one of those days that I wallow in self-pity Anger, sadness, I give up, what’s the point I remember a necklace a couple of friends gave me shortly after Richard passed, it says Never Quit I remember the night I knelt by my bed sobbing, asking God to help me, give me strength…

Right Here Right Now

I sit on the couchSophie beside meI find comfort in her snoring I feel the vibration of my watch7 o’clock, a reminder, time for Sophie’s pill There was a time 7:00 p.m. was my favorite hour of the dayDinner was eatenTummies fullDishes done Richard settled in his reclinerLaptop in hand I get cozy on my…

Mind Chatter

She sits in her chair looking out the window Today is one of those days she feels life is passing her by She sees people riding their bikes, The morning walking groupCars drive by She gets a text. It’s a neighbor. Can you take our garbage cans out,we are headed to Monterey for a few…

Glimmer of Light

It is so difficult to hold on to those small glimpses of light that shine through the darkness. This morning when I woke up I felt happiness, a lightness in my heart. Once I fully awoke, the chatter started. No, no, no, I am not going to listen. I used to pull a card every…