in pursuit of wild things



Looking Back at 2013

I managed to actually accomplish a few of my goals for this past year...some I just had to let go as completely unrealistic. One of my goals was to help my open my home and family to him and provide... Continue Reading →

One Year Later

Exactly one year ago I received a phone call...a horrible cry for help from my brother. He was in the process of killing himself with alcohol...he actually died in the hospital from alcohol poisoning. I didn't realize it at the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Wrap-up: Family

We started the week visiting with family and wishing my husband's nephew a safe trip to Kuwait. He is in the military and will be gone for several months. I enjoy seeing everyone...even if I spend some time hiding in... Continue Reading →

Shuffle Time

The past couple of weeks has kept us busy. The kids are gradually finishing up their school material for 2012/2013 school year. JR is the only one with school work left. He is finishing up his last chapter of math.... Continue Reading →

A Quick Note On My Brother

First of all I just wanted to say thank you to all of you who have expressed concern for my brother, offered prayers on his behalf, for the cards and many calls. Your support and continued prayers are very appreciated.... Continue Reading →

Embracing Nineveh

Last year I struggled with my childhood abuse. I really just wanted to bury my past and leave it there. I blogged about some of it through the Made to Crave study I did with Future Flying Saucers. I started... Continue Reading →

What’s Up With My Brother

Several of you have left me notes asking about my brother. He is ok at the moment. I worry over him every day and call him several days a week. He is in the process of getting out of the military and... Continue Reading →

My Brother

I have finally talked to my brother. He is in the hospital and will be there for a few months. He is accepting the help he very desperately needs. His 15 year career in the military is over. He is... Continue Reading →

Saving A Suicide…My Soldier Brother

Friday night was one of the worst nights of my life. Late that night my brother called me. I knew he was drunk and I debated even answering his call. He is a soldier and has served our country since... Continue Reading →

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