Personal Journeys with Gramma

Life adventures, inspiration and insight; shared in articles, advice, personal chats and pictures.

Consent of the Governed

She was a tyrant, interested only in having her own way. She didn’t care about anyone beyond her immediate circle of friends and wasn’t above spreading mean gossip to cement … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

The “Little Woman” Speaks Out

I feel a thrill when I see women marching together to declare their unity and strength. Women and strength—in the same sentence. I don’t know if I can adequately explain … Continue reading

January 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Stepping into the Sun; Risking the Burn of Truth

The outstanding talent of your daughter finally earns her an audition for a major motion picture. You’re so proud, you could burst. But then she suddenly returns home, tearfully reporting … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Vanquishing Evil Clowns: Rising into Courage

This week I answered a frightened social media plea from someone in Irma’s path. “Pray for me!” she begged. I agreed to send prayers, but I also sent her a … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · 3 Comments

The Courage to Write Your Truth

I think of myself as a writer—not with conviction and joy, but reluctantly, as one accepts a difficult assignment from which she knows she will walk away bruised and maybe … Continue reading

June 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Swimming Lessons of Life

Did you ever watch people who aren’t comfortable in water attempt to swim?  It’s ugly.  They splash and kick and thrash—using enough energy to make it across the English Channel—and…they … Continue reading

June 18, 2016 · 5 Comments
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