Weekend Reflection: Forgiven

Redhanded. Cadence, 2007. Photo by His Mommy. 8 The Lord is compassionate and gracious, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness. 9 He will not always strive with us, Nor will He keep His anger forever. 10 He has not dealt with us according to our sins, Nor rewarded us according to our iniquities. 11 For as high as […]

Grandparenting: The Fury Lesson

Elaine and Her Grandfather. January, 2011. I grew up in a home that oozed love. I am pretty sure that if you drove past our house, you could smell affection’s sweet aroma from the street. My parents encouraged, guided, and cared for us: You want to play softball? I’ll coach the team. You have a sore throat? Let me make you some […]

A Few Thoughts on Grandparenting

A Lala (Grandma) Is Born. Welcoming My First Grandchild, Cadence James. September 30, 2006. [Got a minute? Take a survey before May 31 to be entered in a drawing for a $75 Amazon gift card! And sleep better tonight knowing you helped an author conduct research for her next book. Thank you! Love, Sheila] Prior […]

Weekend Reflection: New

Two Grandfathers and a Grandson: Papa Rich, BeePaw, Cadence. Christmas Day, 2009. [Friends, next year I’m doing something new. I’ll be exploring families in this space–with a special focus on intergenerational stuff. But it’s not next year yet. . . ] 12 So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on […]

A Weary World Rejoices

[Click on the YouTube logo in the lower right corner to watch the video. Thanks.] Aretha. Telling It. Whispering  from the quiet to wish you: May all our souls feel their worth. Amen? “Now muster yourselves in troops, daughter of troops; They have laid siege against us; With a rod they will smite the judge of […]