Grandfamilies: Every Little Thing

You Are a Masterpiece. And So Is Your Most Annoying Relative.  A foundational truth about life in families: God treasures you. He treasures everyone in your family, too.  My friend Deidra Riggs has written this amazing book. It’s called Every Little Thing: Making a World of Difference Right Where You Are. I’m only part way through this book–because […]

Being Beloved

Son-in-Law Rob and Me. May, 2012. Hawaii.    Who Loves You, Baby?  Sometimes I’m so oblivious. As of  June, I’ve been blogging here for five years. Five years. That’s a long time; three of our grandlittles are younger than this blog. This past weekend, when I prepared a post and selected categories to tag, I realized that of the […]

Weekend Reflection: Love Gallery

        Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 1 John 7 (NASB) It’s the weekend, time to slip off our shoes and slip into stillness and grace. Start over at Sandra Heska King’s Still Saturday. Next, drop by Lisha Epperson’s City Girl Soul for Give me […]

The Love Expedition

True Confessions (And a Puzzle. Can You Solve It?) I’ve been whining. [Wait. Everyone seems to think my disappointment is justified. I’m unconvinced. Anyway, that’s the tension I’ve been sorting out lately.] See, I’ve been sick a lot the last two years. One thing after another, I thought. I was wrong. Every affliction has been a […]

Love Comes in Bytes and Pixels

My Daughter, Her Son, My Dad, His Bride Extending Our Reach Today is the day we honor love. My husband  reserved a table at our favorite restaurant; he booked it via the restaurant’s website. I posted Valentine wishes on my daughter’s Facebook page (yesterday, because in Guam it’s tomorrow). My e-mail this morning delivered a lovely […]