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 [...]
Dear church members who visit those living in nursing homes and assisted livings,
First, thank you. Thank you for caring enough to visit. Thank you for taking time to minister to residents. Your heart seems to be in the right place.
Second, I appreciate your generosity in giving Bibles. It’s very kind.
However, may I suggest that you get to know each resident before giving them a large, expensive study Bible?
My mom has been in three facilities over the past year. She now owns six study Bibles. Read more [...]
Second book I started this week. This one is written by my friend Terry Squires.
Ninety short devotionals, written in first person. They will cause you to pause and consider the God we serve.
If you are looking for a new book to read through the summer, this is it. You will be encouraged.
I Seek Truth, by Terry Squires.
I wrote this to a friend earlier today. He was my son’s friend. He is now my friend. And he’s grieving the loss of yet another friend.
I thought I’d share it with you.
Are you grateful for the grief and trials in your life? If so, why? Please share in the comments.