I’m In The Recovery Room

It is Well With My Soul. Laity Lodge, Leaky, Texas. It’s been quiet around here for the past month as we walked through the valley of the shadow with Rich’s Aunt Jan. She’s gone home now, and we’re slowly resuming our normal routines. I’m honored and humbled to check into Seth Haine’s Recovery Room today, talking about […]

Grandparenting: Look at it This Way

One little thing can make a big, big change. I’ve been at this conference, and our keynote speaker tells stories about One Little Dream or One Little Prayer, sprinkling one little dab of this with one tiny dash of that layer by layer, step by step, until the hundreds of unremarkable little ingredients are assembled in just the right way to release an aroma that will […]

Weekend Reflection: New

16 Thus says the Lord, Who makes a way through the sea And a path through the mighty waters, 17 Who brings forth the chariot and the horse, The army and the mighty man (They will lie down together and not rise again; They have been quenched and extinguished like a wick): 18 “Do not […]

Weekend Reflection: Brand New

  Rachael, Carly, Ayden. August 3, 2008 Behold, I will do something new, Now it will spring forth; Will you not be aware of it? I will even make a roadway in the wilderness, Rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19 (NASB) It’s the weekend. Around here we remove our shoes and tour the stillness. Start with Sandra […]

How A Hairbrush Saved My Sanity

  Time For Something New Or maybe it was the broken combs. One way or the other, though, my hair–my somewhat-wild-and-wooly-head-of-hair–has  illuminated a platitude for me. Here’s the saying: One definition of  insanity is to do the same thing over and over expecting different results.  We’ve all heard it a million times, right? Sure we have. But […]