Monthly Archives: February 2016

Remembering Bob

I’ve been thinking about Bob on this leap year day. Bob is my husband’s dad, and it would have been his 76th birthday today. I only met Bob once but I still think about some of the things he told me about his son, now my husband. He…

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The Kindness of Strangers

Nothing happens by accident, I believe. God is weaving our life stories in ways that we may not fully understand here on earth. I visited a dear, 95-year old lady this week, and we had cake and coffee in her small apartment. She reminded me of another sweet, dear…

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Life is Art

My cousin, who lives in Peru, is slowly going blind and yet he still paints. This is a painting he did for me years ago. I added the caption. I’m praying God heals his heart and eyes…

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A Time To Let Go

We had a baby shower for a friend who is having her first baby this past weekend, and I was reminded of how God blessed me with each of the three children I have and of the one who went to heaven even before she entered this world. It’s…

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The Hidden Room of Shame

We were at a school meeting for parents and my daughter comes over to where I’m sitting and asks, “Mom, why don’t you talk to the other parents?” She was only 7 years old but she could pick up that something was amiss. I said something like, “I…

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