death, faith, family, mother, walking faithfully

Is it Ok to Argue with God?

4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Psalm 23:4   The nurse called, “Mitchell family.”  I jumped up from the hard bench I had been sleeping on and said, “Yes.” She said… Continue reading Is it Ok to Argue with God?

children, faith, family, Grandparents, Legacy

My Father is Perfect

My earthly father fell short of being perfect - maybe you can relate.

faith, family, Grandparents, Legacy, mother, walking faithfully

Her Hands

Proverbs 31:  30-31 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. 31 Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.     While the steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord… Continue reading Her Hands

family, Grandparents, mother, walking faithfully

Dear Mother

It was Mother’s Day 1985.  Relaxing that evening, after a pleasant day with  family, my thoughts turned to my mother in Georgia.  Living In Michigan I did not have the opportunity to see her as much as I would like.  So, I decided to write her a letter. It has not always been easy for… Continue reading Dear Mother

children, Easter, faith, family, Legacy, walking faithfully

Walk in the Way of Love

  “What was your favorite Easter basket or Easter candy?” Really?  A Christian radio station talking about Easter candy.  Is that what Easter is about? My husband did have a memory of Easter candy.  His mom required him to take his younger brother and sister to  a community egg hunt.  He was walking around looking… Continue reading Walk in the Way of Love

depression, faith, family, pain, prayer, surgery

All the Time?

Pastor – “God is Good!” – response People – “All the Time!” Pastor – “All the Time!” – response People – “God is Good!” Our church service begins with this ritual. Many times, I think – All the Time? When a loved one dies? When the diagnosis is cancer? When your spouse leaves? When your… Continue reading All the Time?

children, family, Grandparents, Legacy

Kissing Cousins

The three quarter length sleeves on the red dress were flattering as was the fitted waist.  Even though it was a warm day in September I could not resist wearing the new dress on my date.  Johnny picked me up and said, “I’d like to stop by my house – there are some people I’d… Continue reading Kissing Cousins