My husband and I are preparing to enter into a new kind of living situation: multiple generations in one home. And it’s an adventure. It will no longer by “my house,” but “our house.” To do this well, we are all going to have to learn to habitually practice respect for each other in our… Read More
Mom has short-term memory loss, so when she looks up from her crossword puzzle and sees me in her room, she asks, “When did you get here?” I have multiple answers, “I flew in on Wednesday.” “I slept here last night.” “I’ve been sitting at my computer.” “I’ve been here, but you didn’t notice because… Read More
How I praise the Lord that you are concerned about me again. I know you have always been concerned for me, but you didn’t have the chance to help me. Not that I was ever in need, for I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. Philippians 4:10-11, NLT I just spent time… Read More
Q: What do chicken farmers serve at birthday parties?A: Coop-cakes.Q: How do they make them?A: From scratch.
“Hi, how are you?”“I’m just fine, thank you.”“Don’t put on that act for me. How do you really feel?” Sometimes it helps to ACT out the attitude that you want–or need–to make it real, to make it a FACT. Are you dreading your most un-favorite cleaning chore?Look in the mirror that is covered with smudges… Read More
To reiterate: See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! 1 John 3:1, NIV Live in that love.