Hope in Unanswered Prayers

Barbara Holloway left the earth early Wednesday morning. Since then I waited to post this in case I got some amazing revelation that improved the tone of the post, but that just hasn’t happened. She was a very strong and devoted believer and we know she is in her rightful place, at the “beginning” of eternity with the Lord.  Romans 8:28, “And we know that … Continue reading Hope in Unanswered Prayers

More Sadness

Have you ever had a day where you had to dry off twice after a shower–once from the water, and the other from the tears that cover you so rapidly you require a second pass with the towel before you can get dressed? This is one of those mornings. I’ve had countless ones like this but they grow farther in between as time passes since … Continue reading More Sadness


Sometimes it’s easy to see how good God is. He is everywhere. The sun is shining like only He can make it do, the birds are chirping the songs He taught them. Your children are behaving like the perfect little angels that only He (or the promise of chocolate) can convince them to be. 1 Thessalonians 5:16 “Always be joyful.”Other times we are awakened at 4 am … Continue reading Sometimes

Lots of Updates

There are so many updates to share that I might not get to anything juicy today. I’m having a hard time getting my act together this fall. I took on too much so am always either overly busy, or so overwhelmed that I shut down. I just got back from Jacksonville, where the latest FABA conference was held. That is the Florida Association for Behavior … Continue reading Lots of Updates


I’m close to a breakdown…not sure I can handle this…I just learned someone I knew in college recently died. Of cancer. Yaacov didn’t understand the magnitude of the situation, which means you all reading this probably won’t either. That’s part of the isolation of the ridiculous disease. Especially in my situation–hardly anyone my age can relate to having a terminal illness at all, because, well, … Continue reading Death