This was to be your year, Anna. Waiting for the fun-filled events of graduation to become a reality. But none of us envisioned it would come to an abrupt halt like it did. Interrupted by a nasty virus, everything dropped off the calendar in one s … [Read more...] about It Wasn’t Supposed To Be That Way!
I remember the first time I met him. Nearly shaking in my ten-year old boots and hiding behind my mother's skirt, I beheld the man Mom had called Daddy. He wore a cap and a woolen coat, a pipe hanging from the corner of his mouth. He was rugged, a … [Read more...] about HE SEES ME!
We were scrambling and her tears were doing me in. Searching every nook and cranny, our granddaughter's number one possession was no where to be found. You have no idea the panic her loss created. First in her. And then in us! Unfortunately, we … [Read more...] about WHERE’S YOUR SECURITY BLANKET?
Being left off the invitation list was the worst thing that could happen to a middle school girl. My first experience with real rejection sent me home wailing. Adults told me not to feel that way. I interpreted my reaction as sinful. A good Jesus g … [Read more...] about Permission to Feel
I have a genuine fear of falling. Three serious tumbles did that to me. So I pray over my steps now. While touring San Diego on foot last week, we walked nearly eight miles a day. While I enjoy a good stroll, my prayer still was, "Keep my feet fr … [Read more...] about The Fear of Falling