Tag: Love

Love Never Fails

Each and every year we were married – no matter where he was in the world – Steve sent me roses on HIS birthday. The odd tradition began after our first year of marriage. He was away on a “work trip” and after a…

Bukszoo’s Twisted Cheer ~

Most of my slightly ‘off’ ideas start with a spark of intrigue and/or rebellion, wander around trails in my head, pause for rest, pause for prayer, and then take off like I’m driving a Maserati down The Stelvio pass in Italy. This particular idea…

Helpless

Excerpt from Married to the SEAL Teams: Lessons in Love “You have the power to heal yourself, and you need to know that.  We think so often that we are helpless, but we’re not. We always have the power of our minds. Use your…

Founded by Grace…

Everything comes with risk, but when a Warrior lives through war and lands at LZ-Grace, it is to overcome, reconnect to family and community and achieve the peace that comes from within. When we acknowledge and release what we’ve lived through and find connection with one…

The Grace of our need… is Love

I would seek for you and me a world that humans too seldom enter, for it exists only in the moment when strong men and women seek uniqueness, strive for freedom and join themselves in the struggle for interpersonal dignity, integrity and worth. It…

Rainy Morning Letters – Moon Dance in Baguio (revisited)

It is only by risking ourselves from one hour to another that we live at all. ~William Jones Late at night we gossip about small events and the largeness of life. The darkness softens and I am nearly asleep when I remember one last…

Over Coffee

Excerpt Chapter from Married to the SEAL Teams: Lessons in Love Love is a constant trying and reaching and failing and falling and trying all over again. ~LB I am sitting on an antique chintz sofa at Blaylock’s Funeral Home waiting to receive your…

Scandalous

Excerpt from: Love is Born in Giant Fields of Crazy (Married to the SEAL Teams ~Lessons in Love) You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over…

LZ-Grace Veterans Retreat – We Heal The Living

Knowing freedom is to free someone else. I’ve come to know that where there is damage and pain there is also truth to be found. And when one of us somehow finds our way out of the abyss or the tunnel or the woods,…

Lessons in Cadmium Red

When my father died, I learned the value of heritage. When I was assaulted, I learned I was so much more than my body. When my young friend took his own life, I learned forgiveness. When my unborn babies died, I learned a boundless…

Unstoppable Souls

There will always be a reason why you meet people. Either you need them to change your life, or you are the one who will change theirs. The story I’m about to tell you is true. It is the story about an inspirational man, his…

My Elegant Mess

The only time I actually cared about my age was when I was 16 and wanted to be 21 just so I could sing at a piano bar in an elegant dress. No kidding.  I accomplished that at 17 and it wasn’t all I…

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