Category Archives: birthday

More Than a Son

There was a lone chair waiting on the beach. He asked our daughter to sit in it. Then he pulled the bar of soap from his back pocket, got down on his knees, and lovingly washed her feet, like Jesus. He told her he wanted to spend the rest of his life serving her, likeContinue Reading

The Man Who Sings for Me

My husband, Mark, doesn’t sing in church. Sometimes he hums. Sometimes he mumbles a few words in between humming, but that’s about it. Therefore, when we arrive, I always silently ask God to let me do the singing for both of us. But recently I got so choked up at church that I couldn’t singContinue Reading

Both Sides of the Story

It’s been a very educational few weeks for Peach and me. My take:          Puppies really can’t hold it. So, should you stop to get a robe or some slippers on your way to the door at the crack of dawn . . . you might as well stop to get your carpet steamer, too. (IContinue Reading

The Magic Words

Recently, I learned THE magic words, from my beautiful and brilliant friend, Rosemary. No, the magic words aren’t, “I love you,” although those are good words, too. No, they aren’t, “I’m absolutely wrong and you’re absolutely right,” although these are also among my favorite words to hear—but not to say—ick! Basically, Rosemary was running downContinue Reading