The Girl who Sang in her Pain! Part 2

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

The Girl who Sang in her Pain!

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!

Potty Training and Christmas Cookies

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

A Christmas Grandmother!

Since becoming totally immersed into grand-parenting, I have wondered about a character from Bible days who is not mentioned or named. No 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 she was like. … Continue reading A Christmas Grandmother!