Monthly Archives: March 2015

Make the World a Better Place…

  Dear Reader: As I sat rocking little Lach Thursday…I had time to dream the dreams of one generation to the next…and the next… imagining what his life will be like. Every loved one’s hope for the baby’s future… is … Continue reading

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Un-“Laching” the Key to Our Hearts

Dear Reader: I arrived home around 4:30 yesterday afternoon (following a three-day “tilt-a-twirl” tornado)… and my head is still spinning in happiness. Even now…parts of the last three days are beginning to blur and run together. I fear if I … Continue reading

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The Choice to Grow

Dear Reader: I have had people ask me what I have learned from having a garden these past two years (for the first time in my life) and I can sum it up in two words: patience and surprise! * … Continue reading

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God Resides in the Now…

  Let me interrupt this blog reading for a very important announcement: Which way did you vote?   *** The baby is a : BOY! weighing in at 9 pounds 13 ounces and 22 1/4 inches…a BIG little brother for … Continue reading

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The “Afterglows” of Life

Dear Reader: Haven’t we all experienced watching the “afterglow” of a sun setting? The sun has disappeared below our visual horizon but a strip (of the most beautiful colors) remains behind bearing a   message from God. There is nothing … Continue reading

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Did You Ask?

Dear Reader: I have always been an “asker” as far back as elementary school…much to the annoyance of one particular fourth grade teacher-Mrs. Persons. (As a nine-year old child I figured she had an “s“on her name because it looked … Continue reading

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Avoiding “Life Paralysis” – The Pitfalls of Perfectionism

Dear Reader: You might remember that I got this angel painting from Ernest Lee, a.k.a “Chicken Man” while we (Ya’s) were getting him to do a personalized painting for Jackson’s birthday last fall. Mr. Lee was so sweet and (upon … Continue reading

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Always Remember… You Are Loved

    Dear Reader: In a perfect world…every baby should arrive with banners whipping in the breeze, balloons bearing personal inscriptions and well wishes, thousands of people waiting outside the delivery room and cheering…all chanting the same thing: “Welcome to … Continue reading

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Still “Barrowing” Ahead…

Dear Reader: We have all heard the expression: “Still waters run deep” and we think that this is what is going on with our baby. Mollie and I are running around like crazy women to keep our minds off the … Continue reading

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Tripping Over Stories…

Dear Reader: During a question and answer period one day Madeleine L’Engle (popular children and adult author) was asked a question from one of the students in the audience. “How do you keep coming up with ideas for stories?  This … Continue reading

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