Tribute from His Brother

Four years ago my children lost their brother. They lost a friend. The Four Duncan Boys became Three. As Sgt. Duncan helped take charge of assisting his dad and two brothers clean out Andrew’s apartment just a day after finding out their brother had been killed on a country road in the Panhandle of Texas,…

Last MI Days

This weekend has been full of tears. And I’m not even the one saying goodbye! Our son Adam coaches gymnastics. He’s worked at an amazing gym in Michigan the past five years but is moving to Texas next week.  Today is his last day coaching in Michigan. His last weekend with kids he has poured…

She Fell Off a Cliff…

Yesterday (Tuesday) our 21-year-old daughter fell off a cliff.  We got a call from the Dean of her college telling us that “rescue crews were on the way and we know she’s conscious.” The next couple of hours were terrifying and yet we knew God was watching over her. He knew every one of her…

Narnia 

Early in May, I had a positive pregnancy test at the Crisis Pregnancy Center where I volunteered. A week later my OB-GYN confirmed that I was pregnant with baby number five.  I felt great! No problems.  Until I started bleeding.  At ten weeks they could not find a heartbeat. The doctor did a four ultrasounds…

My other children?

It’s been a while since I wrote anything about my other offspring. I use offspring because children just doesn’t seem quite right.  My youngest is twenty, a junior in college, and owns her own gymnastics business. She teaches little people balance, tumbling, team work, following directions, and self-control. Her gym had a long waiting list…

Tribute from His Brother

Three years ago my children lost their brother. They lost a friend. The Four Duncan Boys became Three. As Sgt. Duncan helped take charge of assisting his dad and two brothers clean out Andrew’s apartment just a day after finding out their brother had been killed on a country road in the Panhandle of Texas,…

Three Years 

Two years ago I wrote: Twice in the last week I have started tearing up just as I got in bed. Fine all day long, then weepy at bedtime.  I told Ron, “I’m sorry I started this just as we go to bed.” His response: perhaps it’s because this is a safe place for you…