I did a great thing 32 years ago on September 29th. I became a mother, a task that hit me like a ton of bricks! I felt so unworthy and ill-prepared, but I had loved my baby since I learned he was coming. So I determined that, ready or not, I would do my very… Continue reading September 29th
Jesus, My Redeemer, My Friend, We haven’t spoken much individually lately. I mean my verbal prayers are to You and God, but just You, in writing, has slipped from my routine. I mean I was doing my Bible Study and my verbal praying like always, but I still wasn’t feeling that old “connected” feeling. Then… Continue reading A Talk with Jesus
Dads of daughters are given an opportunity for a particular experience – a new depth of feeling, and a bond like no other.
This is a piece that God gave me to write many many years ago, and I felt I should share it here today. I hope you can relate to it. You decide it’s time. You’ve hidden from them for a long time yourself – and you’ve certainly never shared them with God. You haven’t… Continue reading The Attic
Everyone has that one friend or family member who, upon hearing your plan for something – a building project, or a party – jumps right in to help, saying things like “don’t you worry, I’ll take care of…” some key part of the project. You smile and thank them, appreciating their enthusiasm; but experience has… Continue reading Everyone has that ONE friend…
Yesterday was the ninth anniversary of the death of my dad. It was also the anniversary of my parents’ firstborn child’s birth – she died when she was ten months old. Nine years ago we thought it just like Dad to go home to celebrate his daughter’s birthday. Here is the tribute I shared with… Continue reading Yesterday
“Morals and manners will rise or decline with our attention to grammar.” Jason Chamberlain, 1911 Communicating effectively in two-dimensional media has been my passion, my gift, and was my career. The quote above was said at the inaugural address of Jason Chamberlain as he began his tenure as the President of the University of Vermont.… Continue reading Words Matter!