Author Archives: Shellie

About Shellie

Welcome ~ I am a mom, a wife, a friend, a sister, a daughter, a dreamer and a writer. But most of all I am a woman of faith - I have a deep longing to know and love....God.

Advent Week Two ~ Peace

(Reprinted from December 15, 2014) Peace for the Brokenhearted “Be my prince of peace, the guardian of my heart. Let ancient striving cease, and patient trusting start. Be my prince of peace, in a world of pain and war. Come … Continue reading

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Advent Week One ~ Hope

(One year ago I wrote short devotionals for the four weeks of Advent.  When regarding the possibility of doing the same again this year, I found such great solace reading the words from last year I have decided to reprint … Continue reading

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7000 Steps

A few months ago the school district I work for offered an opportunity to all employees to take up a walking challenge as part of an annual health and fitness campaign.  The idea is simple, really – just walk a … Continue reading

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Ten Months Later…

It’s been more than 10 months since my last post here, and much has happened in those months.  I’ve continued to write (you can find links below), just not here.  It’s proven to be more difficult than I even imagined … Continue reading

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The Last Big Thing

I’m sitting here, waiting for the sounds of a large truck due any minute to deliver my son’s car from New York.   For weeks I’ve thought of this event as “the last big thing.”  I actually went to work … Continue reading

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Graduation Day

A little over two years ago our then 24 year old son gave his dad and I a call and asked if we could make the two and a half hour drive north to see him….he had something he wanted … Continue reading

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A Thing or Two About Reserves…..

Ever notice how there are people who seem to fall apart at the first sign of struggle, let alone tragedy?  They just can’t seem to keep their feet on the ground and flail helplessly when the winds of trouble blow. … Continue reading

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Why Am I Writing About Mourning?

“I love you, son.”  “I know, mom….I love you too.  And don’t worry….I promise I’ll call you if it gets too bad.” That was the first and only promise to me he ever broke. In the early morning hours of … Continue reading

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