Eight days ago, an accident changed our plans! We planned to spend Christmas in Louisiana with my side of the family. We were due to leave 2 days after the accident occurred. Many things this year did not transpire as we had planned or even had hoped. Two of our children had surgery, unexpectedly. Our … Continue reading Immanuel; It’s no accident: The Lord is with us!
WOW! It's December 4th! The end of another year is upon us! And, Christmas time is here again! Which means the Christmas decorations have been rummaged through and placed in noteworthy positions in the home, parties penciled in on the calendar, and Christmas vacations arranged. Yet, I find peace and joy not in the activity … Continue reading Join the Genealogy of Life
Have you seen a Hallmark movie where the leading character needs to gain a bit of perspective, so a messenger is sent to help him find his way, and with a blow to his head he finds himself in a new life? But time is running out; will he learn the lesson before it’s too … Continue reading “AN APPARENT SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION IN PERCEIVED SOUND” in ~ real time ~ for the New year: 2019
What fills your heart when in despair you hear the Bells on Christmas Day? I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day Their old familiar carols play, And wild and sweet the words repeat Of peace on earth, good will to men. I thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all Christendom Had … Continue reading The Girl who Sang in her Pain! Part 2
Growing up, I dreamed of “Prince Charming” sweeping me off my feet or a “Knight in Shining Armor” riding in and swooping me up! The life of luxury and ease while living the American Dream was certainly on my radar. I imagined how many children I would have and what I would name each of … Continue reading The Girl who Sang in her Pain!
Can you smell it? The Christmas cookies, of course! Smell the nutmeg wafting in the air? Oh, how I love Christmas time! The sights and sounds generate a deep longing to experience that holiest of occasions! The Christmas programs at church remind us there’s no better gift! And invitations to dazzling Christmas parties sparkle like … Continue reading Potty Training and Christmas Cookies
Since becoming totally immersed into grand-parenting, I have wondered about a character from Bible days who is not mentioned, or named. Neither is there any limelight or recognition of a life lived with fanfare. No books embellished with her grand-parenting skills. But this woman has grown in great respect in my mind. I wonder what … Continue reading A Christmas Grandmother!
When we began the journey of a doctorate for Rodney in 2012, we left our townhouse and moved to a cheaper apartment. Soon thereafter, we began having problem after problem that needed an expert handyman. On one such occasion I wrote a post and called it “I know Santa is real!” I know Santa is … Continue reading Cookies with Santa