For Better or Worse!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / May 17, 2019 / 4 Comments

For Better or Worse. . . This past week I read a fascinating article in the San Diego Union-Tribune about the amazing rehabilitation of hatemongers, i.e. skinheads, neo-nazi’s and Ku Klux Klan members. It is the impetus for this post because it relates the one thing in common for us all. “Community, Cause & Identity”!…

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From Whole Cloth. . .

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / May 10, 2019 / 4 Comments

An Overriding Thought! Have you ever had one thought that just keeps running around your brain and won’t quit? That’s what I had a week ago during our highly successful Affiliated Women’s COFFEE in the NEIGHBORHOOD Spring women’s conference workshop. The event is called “BOLD WOMEN of FAITH” and the May 2 event was the…

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Hold On By Letting Go. . .

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / May 3, 2019 / 2 Comments

Life Paradoxes!  Most of the inspirational messages I read these days exhorts us to let go and let God.  My morning reading consists of “My Utmost For His Highest” by Oswald Chambers and “TGIF” (Today God Is First), by Os Hillman. The theme is almost always the importance of our faith being strong enough to…

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The Likelihood of a Cat’s Death. . .

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / April 26, 2019 / 8 Comments

Cat Got Your Tongue?  When I was a young woman, I rarely spoke my mind. And when I did, my words were so far from how I really felt that one might accuse me of insincerity – even hypocrisy. I definitely let the cat have my tongue. How did I handle pent-up feelings? I talked…

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The Easter Story ~ Could It Possibly Be?

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / April 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Who Could It Possibly Be? Some years ago, a major aspect of the Easter story came to me in a burst of revelation that shook me to my core. A positive ‘shaking’ I might add! After years of life and celebrations of Resurrection Sunday, a profoundly important aspect of the story burst upon the scene…

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A Love That Would Not Let Him Go!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / April 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

A Prologue. . . What can we say about Good Friday, that hasn’t already been said? Or not said because we don’t know what to say! Truth be known, speaking or writing about a day in which a man willingly went to a horrific death because it was His purpose is not something most humans…

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Reflections of a ‘Vintage Woman’!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / April 12, 2019 / 6 Comments

How I Got Here. . . This past Monday, friend Harold had to have some lab work done. As usual, there was a short wait. Being the antsy woman I can sometimes be, I picked up a copy of Entrepreneur magazine with Jonathan and Drew Scott on the cover. If you watch the HGTV channel,…

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Women and Words! Treasure From the Archives

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Treasure from the AWI Past Four years ago I wrote a post about “words” and focused on 2 that women seem to rarely use. Not sure why we rarely use them; but nonetheless we do. Perhaps it’s because we’re women and the words have a male sound to them.  I don’t want to get too far ahead…

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Confessions of a Vintage Dame!

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / March 29, 2019 / 4 Comments

What Does It Matter Anyway? This past Saturday, we went to a funeral at the Roman Catholic cathedral in Indianapolis. One of Harold’s  former associate pastors died and Harold wanted to attend the service. Since Harold had returned on Wednesday from 20 days in skilled nursing care with the use of a walker and transport…

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“Talk to Me!”

By Linda S. Fitzgerald / March 22, 2019 / 4 Comments

Talk to Me Please! Those of us who blog on a regular basis do so because we have something we want to say; but we also do it because we want to prompt a dialogue with others. In other words, a blog is an invitation to talk. To tell me your thoughts after reading mine.…

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