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!
If you’re hoping for perfection in your Christmas decorating or baking or hosting, give it up now! Just do what needs to be done and be content with how it turns out. And for Pete’s sake, don’t put a lot of expectation on the gifts being received with loads of enthusiasm, or if the gifts … Continue reading Red Hot Christmas
With a restless passenger secured in the backseat, I belt out children’s Bible songs as we merrily drive down the street. Anything to make the ride pass more quickly, right?! Just as “This Little Light of Mine” leaves my lips, I catch my breath at the imbecile pulling out in front of me and mumble … Continue reading Shine On!
When we joined our church body, I looked forward to serving the Lord through one of the many ongoing ministries. My gifted husband, immediately, stepped in as substitute teacher for an Adult Bible Fellowship Class (Sunday School). But I waited, not sure where I could shine my light best. A few months passed, and eventually … Continue reading Real & Lasting JOY