Season of Sunflowers

July 18, 2018 | Danielle | Relationships & Coping | 0

“You guys got here at just the right time – some are already starting to fade.” I looked across the field of sunflowers, a beautiful blanket of yellow petals stood tall thanks to sturdy green stalks covering the land. Like a fuzzy blanket hovering over the acreage, contrasting beautifully with the green leaves and blue…

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A Week of Grief

March 23, 2017 | Danielle | Relationships & Coping | 0

I gently patted around the blankets looking for her frail hand to hold, but it was too buried. So I settled for combing my fingers through her thinning gray hair. Under normal circumstances, she’d hate it that so many saw her without freshly styled curls. But this week, there was no beauty shop visit. Nor…

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How to Trust God When My Friends Are Dying

February 23, 2016 | Danielle | Cancer, Faith | 0

“How could you…? Why didn’t you…? “Where were you…?” I struggled to find the strength to complete my prayerful sentences. I didn’t want to pray my honest prayers. And it wasn’t because I was scared to hurt God’s feelings; I’d moved past that months ago. The memories of dearly loved friends who went all too…

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