My Father’s Half Life

I remember years ago President Ronald Reagan was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. He bravely told the world and by doing so, drew this dreaded disease out of the shadows and into the collective global discussion. A perfect example where God took an awful thing in his life and used it for good in others. The awareness … Continue reading My Father’s Half Life

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Remember the times…

Photo credit here It has been awhile since I have written.  I have no excuse other than to claim "tempest fugit," as my intentions are daily, but life interferes.   But today it is time...to remember the times. Today marks the time, many years ago God answered my prayer.  It was a bodacious prayer.  It was … Continue reading Remember the times…

Precious and Few – what death can teach us

"Precious and few are the moments we too can share" lyrics by Climax I have attended 3 funerals in two weeks.  The first farewell was for "For Her Sister," (read link here) for whom I prayed over as a guest writer on another blog .  Though her goodbye was expected, can one every really grasp the impending loss? Her … Continue reading Precious and Few – what death can teach us

When He Was But Two

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. James 1:17 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.Psalm 127:3 Today is my oldest son's birthday. When he was very young … Continue reading When He Was But Two

Glorifying God through Your Covenant Marriage

Then the Lord God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.” That is why a man leaves his father and mother and … Continue reading Glorifying God through Your Covenant Marriage

Family Comes First (famiglia viene prima)

The title of today's blog is our family motto.  It is important.  It is our guiding principle. It applies to our nuclear family - my husband, our boys and me.  It also extends to our immediate family - which adds an element of challenge. Not long ago we had to make a decision that protected our … Continue reading Family Comes First (famiglia viene prima)

What Matters?

This short note from blogger KSB caught my attention yesterday.  Feeling really pulled into many directions, stressing over family needs (immediate and extended), working, writing, volunteering and mentoring.... - it can make a busy gal a dizzy gal.  KSB's comments brought order to my un-ordered mind.  Thanks for that girl!  So dear readers - Enjoy … Continue reading What Matters?

Child Of Wonder

I have been invited to be a contributor on a wonderful global blog, Christian Blessings. Though my first contribution was a long one, it kind of flowed out all at once, so if you have the time to read through it - I hope you will do so and enjoy the visit to the Maryland … Continue reading Child Of Wonder

What Will I Do With My Arms Now?

Psalm 127:3-5 Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. She was always dressed so stylishly, exuding confidence and assurance in herself.  Her family lineage was of the blue-blood variety...and there she stood, in front … Continue reading What Will I Do With My Arms Now?