Notice of change

I am making a few changes to my blog, starting with a name change. When I started blogging in December I initially thought my blog posts would look a little different. So the next time you hear from me my blog will be called Forever Darling.

Life, Love

Waves of love ( For Kiara )

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine O what a foretaste of glory divine Heir of salvation, purchase of God Born of His Spirit, washed in His blood The words to this hymn are etched in my heart tonight as we continue to pray for your healing and stand in faith with your family that you will… Continue reading Waves of love ( For Kiara )


A letter to myself

I have often started this piece, in various formats - a novel, a biography, a journal - but it never worked because I didn't have the words to voice what I was feeling. I think I do now. I thought this post would come much later in my journey, I guess later is now. If… Continue reading A letter to myself


Brewing a cup of tea

"A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water." -Eleanor Roosevelt I would consider myself a strong woman. I have brewed in some pretty hot water in my meagre thirty-seven years and I'm all the stronger for it. Stronger mentally and stronger spiritually.… Continue reading Brewing a cup of tea


Tickets please

There's a train fast approaching. Destination, Teenville. Expected time of arrival, nineteen days. My pulse is racing, palms sweaty. I'm not very good at goodbyes. I've double checked and triple checked that he has everything he needs. "Mom, are you okay?" "Of course, Darling." Liar! And I did it with a straight face. I don't… Continue reading Tickets please