The Christmas Doll by christy McMakin #AuthorsThey’reOnlyHuman #WordPressWednesday

The Christmas Doll by christy McMakin #AuthorsThey’reOnlyHuman #WordPressWednesday

This afternoon, as we continue here in Patty’s Worlds with WordPress Wednesday, Friend and fellow blogger Christy McMakin has a story of healing to share with you.

Before I leave you to read this moving piece, I’d just like to say I know what courage it takes to write with such openness and honesty as this author has done. So I really do hope you’ll take the time to read this post in full, so that when you like, comment on or share it you’ll know just exactly what you’re acknowledging.

Thanks in advance for doing so.

The Christmas Doll



It was a rare occasion to find myself at home on a Friday evening. Usually I was either already on the road to Western North Carolina or gearing up to get on my way for an adventure-filled weekend. However, work schedule changes for my significant other created a shift in my normal plans, so here I was, sitting at home in a quiet house with time on my hands. I decided I would take advantage of my time and tackle some cleaning and household projects that had been on the back burner. I moved furniture, swept down dust bunnies, moved some pictures around on my wall and cleaned out a cabinet. Next thing I knew, I found myself up in my attic going through boxes and totes, not really looking for anything in particular, just sorting, organizing and purging items that no longer added any rhyme to my reason. I opened one tote that had several Boyd’s Bears in it I was saving for my grand-daughter, and there in the bottom of the tote, I found her…

To learn what Christy found and how it spoke to her heart, keep reading at:

Authors They’re Only Human
WordPress Wednesday


  1. A great share, Patty. Going over to finish…

    1. Hi Robbie, thanks for commenting to let me know you’re reading Christy’s post.
      I must admit I wasn’t quite prepared for that one. So wonderfully brave.

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