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Let Go of the Reins

I began once again to dream about the future at 10:02 pm on a Friday night eleven months and 26 days after Steve died. I only know this because at the exact moment I entered the dark barn on our North Carolina farm that evening,…

Rainy Morning Letters – Moon Dance in Baguio (revisited)

Rainy Morning Letters – Moon Dance in Baguio (revisited).

Local SEAL’s widow keeps his dream alive

This Thanksgiving I am grateful for many, many miracles and the exceptional people in my life.

Autumn Again…

Autumn Again….

One Red Maple (by Sheri Bukowski)

Years ago my parents moved to the country and bought a little farm. 17 acres…trails…ponds…horses… grass. It was a place of respite, a place my father found peace during and after 32 years of military service. He went to work remodeling, building, designing and…

Rainy Morning Letters #495

Originally posted on grace beyond grace:
It is the perfect morning to lie in bed and cuddle with the memory of you.  Through the window glass the trees shush, their leaves yielding to clear drops, one after the other, sometimes two together, as though…

Keep or Toss – Sorting Memories

Originally posted on grace beyond grace:
At 3:00 in the morning I decide to confront a certain foot locker that a year ago took two men to move from the barn to my bedroom. Until now, I did not have the nerve to open it,…

In Loving Memory – Extortion 17 Commemorative Cuff

Originally posted on grace beyond grace:
In Loving Memory – Extortion 17 Commemorative Cuff designed by LZ-Grace Veterans Retreat. A limited number of these custom cuffs were made exclusively for LZ-Grace (Landing Zone Grace) Veterans Retreat in loving memory of our 31 heroes killed…

“White Hot” Rainy Morning Letters #720

Originally posted on grace beyond grace:
Excerpt from Married to the SEAL Teams: Lessons in Love When I least expect it the missing burns white hot just under my skin and I fold myself in half, wrap my arms around my knees and wait…

The Color of Courage

Originally posted on grace beyond grace:
Excerpt from Love is Born in Giant Fields of Crazy: Lessons in Love “Our faith itself is a potent force. When faith in love and its miraculous authority becomes a thought form that guides our thinking, it turns…

No Matter What…

Originally posted on grace beyond grace:
The dogs and I came upon a young woman lying on the beach this morning.  Selah did a puppy bounce around her waiting to be adored, but the girl did not stir or move or react.  In the…

There’s A Little Wild In You

Originally posted on grace beyond grace:
Excerpt  “There’s a little wild in you,” Steve used to say. I think he believed I needed the wild to come up fighting and scrapping amid this life that he led, as though this crazy ingredient was necessary…

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