3 Poems and a Story

3 Poems and a Story

Grandmother.  The word itself likely evokes a flood of feel-good emotions in most people. Stop for just a moment and reflect on the feelings that word brings forth in you. The word used as part of a descriptor—“She was a grandmotherly type”— is a positive one. We...
A Sacred Space

A Sacred Space

If you receive a Christmas card letter from me, you’ll notice that today’s post is based on this year’s letter.  Be sure to listen to the music at the end of this post; it’s something that I didn’t include in the letter. ~~~~ We’ve missed so much...
Crosses On The Tree

Crosses On The Tree

PLEASE NOTE:  TODAY’S POST IS BASED ON THE CHRISTMAS LETTER I INCLUDED WITH MY CARDS THIS YEAR. A friend asked the significance of the crosses on my Christmas tree. After all, we’re celebrating the birth of Jesus in this season and not his death. On the first teaching...
Just Like Cupcake

Just Like Cupcake

Today’s post is based on my 2005 Christmas letter. In November 2004 we made the difficult decision to put down our beloved family dog of thirteen years. Like most old dogs, Cupcake had developed many physical problems. She endured twice daily insulin shots for...