Our seventh Thanksgiving without Andrew.
I miss him.
I still have days when the grief takes my breath away. But those days are rare and far between. The missing is more of a dull ache than searing pain.
His name is mentioned. His siblings remember. His friends remember. We remember.
But even if no one remembered him, his name is written in God’s Book of Life, never to be erased. He will never be in my home again, but he is Home. He is living in the presence of Christ.
Some day I will join Read more [...]
My thoughts this morning.
I just spent three days surrounded by 400 women who all profess Christ. Not once did I hear anyone say anything ugly about liberals, gays, or nonChristians. Not once. And I spent a bunch of time listening to conversations around me.
As I scroll through my news feed for the first time is a few days I noticed that many of my more liberal friends have posted f-you memes demeaning conservatives or Christians. I see posts talking about “hateful religious people” by my friends Read more [...]
A man named John lives at the Assisted Living where my mom lives. He has dementia. I'd been told he is moving soon to a smaller group home. The AL says John has started to “wander” a bit, and they were saying he has to go to memory care. I’m not sure that what he’s doing is wandering, neither is his family.
Yesterday John was on the sidewalk again. Here is how I helped to gently coax him back inside. Read more [...]
This weekend I am in Grand Forks, North Dakota at Grand Forks Air Force Base. My friend Casey invited me to a women's conference here.
Along with the women of the Prairie Rose Chapel, I will be studying Living a Life of True Worship tonight and tomorrow. This 40-Minute Study is written by my friends Kay Arthur, Bob and Diane Vareen. We will complete this six weeks study in just one weekend!
Today the leadership team decorated the space and went over the worship songs and the schedule for the conference. Read more [...]