When the gift isn’t good enough

Landon's hat

“God, you are the slim crescent of a moon that I see and my self is the earth’s shadow that keeps me from seeing all the moon. The crescent is very beautiful and perhaps that is all I should or could see; but what I am afraid of, dear God, is that my self shadow [Read More...]

Introducing my new BFFs

Caleb and Alma

Early yesterday morning, after a full day of travel by van, three airplanes, and my trusty old Camry, I finally made it home. My sister left the lights on for me, but I barely had time to read her welcome sign before I crashed. I probably need a week to rest up. Though I’m sure [Read More...]

The Gift of Christmas

Poppy

The men are all gathered around the TV. Daughter Shelby is hanging out with friends she hasn’t seen since high school graduation, ten years ago. Konnie is in the kitchen preparing treats for a Christmas Eve gathering. Grandson Sullivan and his parents are visiting the other grandparents. And the dogs —  Poe, Poppy, Portia, Dallie, [Read More...]


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