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. 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!
When we began the doctoral journey for Rodney in 2012, we left our nice townhouse and moved into a more economical apartment until we were ready to buy a home. During that period of time, we experienced many problems that needed an expert handyman. On one such occasion shortly before Christmas, we welcomed the nicest … Continue reading Cookies with Santa