Reflections

The Long Goodbye

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 | 0 comments

Some goodbyes are easy. Some are hard. I’ve experienced both. But this new goodbye is agonizing. My heart aches. Tears fall easy. I am walking out a long goodbye. My dad has Alzheimer’s. His symptoms began a few years ago. …

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Flashes of Truth

Posted by on Mar 18, 2017 | 0 comments

Flashes of Truth

    We all have them. Hanging out with a friend. Eating popcorn while watching a movie. Enjoying a good book. Ordinary experiences. But in our ordinary experiences, we sometimes forget we belong to an extraordinary God. And in the midst...

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Shoes

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 | 0 comments

Shoes

  You need to walk a mile in somebody’s shoes before you can really know a person, so goes the old saying. But what if we didn’t need to walk a mile before we knew her; what if we found...

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You’re my Favorite!

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 | 0 comments

It was bedtime, and I let my two little girls sleep in my bed. As I gave Holly a hug and kiss, I said to her, “You’re my favorite first-born, and I love you best.” She was overjoyed as she …

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It’s a First!

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 | 0 comments

From the moment we take our first breath, our lives are full of firsts.   First word. First step. First birthday. First day of school. First report card. First place. First job. First car. First kiss.   Some firsts just …

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Here a Line, There a Line

Posted by on Dec 3, 2016 | 0 comments

I remember hearing the words “Get in a straight line!” when I was in grade school. I can still see myself as a six-year-old trying to make sure I wasn’t the one making the line crooked. I also remember saying …

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