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 … [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 … [Read more...] about The Fear of Falling
Grief is strange in so many ways. It hits you when you least expect it. A song, a smell or a date on the calendar triggers the sweetest of memories. Then leaves you dangling midair between its comfort and pain. I thought I’d never get used to life … [Read more...] about HOW GRIEF MEANS YOU LOVED DEEPLY
His teary eyes scanned the crowd milling through the door. Glancing back and forth from the bench to the stands, he waited for the game to begin. Waited for his father to see him play. But the clock started without him. His dad was usually too … [Read more...] about HOW TO BE A BALCONY PERSON