Category Archives: family

Grandma

This morning my Grandma went to be with Jesus. The fight is over and she has won.She is perfect, she is whole, she knows secret things, she is beautiful, she is with her mother, she is with her best friend, and she is in the presence of an all knowing and forever and deeply loving […]

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Grandma’s Hands

*someone sent this to me today* Grandma, some ninety plus years, sat feebly on the patio bench. She didn’t move, just sat with her head down staring at her hands. When I sat down beside her she didn’t acknowledge my presence and the longer I sat I wondered if she was OK. Finally, not really […]

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Just like that…

Just hours ago someone died in the hospice room across the hall from my Grandma’s room…Just like that life on earth was over. Body and soul were separated.What kind of life did they live? Who have they left behind? What were their last thoughts? Were they surrounded by family? Were they ever married? What was […]

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Thanksgiving.

I know this blog has been a place of romance and happiness lately but in my attempts to make this a place of authenticity I must write what’s on my heart tonight. From my journal… 9/27 Thanksgiving Dear God, Tonight I come to you with a tender, confused, and torn heart. I know you are […]

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Soccer

I went and watched Madison’s soccer game this morning.That girl can run!!!She was a beast. Seriously she dominated the field. It was hilarious.I guess it’s official.. I’m the only kid in this family that didn’t get the athlete gene. Oh well.I’ll stick to participating in sports from behind the lens. She had the whole team […]

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Family

I get quiet on days like today.. My only comfort is the comfort in knowing that she’s in His hands. (still in heels of course) I wish she knew how strong she is. I wish she realized how faithful He is. I hope she sees the blessings coming from this. I hope that she notices […]

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