Category Archives: Children

Gifts from God

To me, every flower in my yard is a gift from God – like bouquets from my dancing years He personally wakes me, whispering my name. I know He has new treasures waiting as I hurry to open my bible … Continue reading

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Worth the wait

Incase we haven’t had coffee together or lunch, you may not know: I’m the 1st to admit, I‘ve had issues. Selfish, pigheaded issues! And so have my kids. They unfortunately inherited my genes- as all humans do- sinful, willful, stubborn … Continue reading

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What I got wrong.

That we needed to be perfect parents 🙏🏼 That if we did all the prescribed things, the kids would just fall in line 😂 That prayer was just for me🙏🏼 That Christmas was all about presents🎁 That coffee was just … Continue reading

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No imposters, No pretenders!

Jesus warned His sheep, all other potential guides were to be evaluated for fruit, their words sifted and actions weighed. Strong caution was advised! When my children were small it was easy to warn them, telling them when and how … Continue reading

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And the gift goes on

In 2009 one of the “big kids” that played in our front yard, began to live in our house. Our children were: 7,9,11,13,15 at the time. This young man moved almost seamlessly into our lives and hearts. He brought amazing … Continue reading

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When the “what if” happens

What if my loved one gets a terminal illness? What if I’m injured at a critical moment? What if my child becomes an addict… or goes to jail? Utterly fails? What if my child tells they are gay or not … Continue reading

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Armored Up!

When I became a Christian, my mom taught me about God’s Armor (Ephesians 6:20-19). She told me to put in on in-prayer EVERY day, and so I have… and I cover all those I love as well 🙂 HELMET of … Continue reading

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“Oh, be careful little eyes…”

I used to sing the song to my kids, “Oh, be careful little eyes what you see…” It would remind me every time I turned on the TV or radio that they were also ingesting whatever I was playing. It … Continue reading

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I’m the one

I’m the one who gets to hear their hearts, share their joys, carry their sorrows. I’m the one who gets to say “good-morning” and “goodnight,” with a kiss and a hug. I’m the one who has the privilege of praying … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease Update

Post SOT (6 weeks) Sarah: Systemic Yeast believed to be killed (after 5 IV infusions) Some weight loss has occurred Swelling going down from extremities 1st Fewer sick days Fewer low-grade fevers 1 throw up in 3 weeks Started making … Continue reading

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