My earthly father fell short of being perfect - maybe you can relate.
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
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
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
How many times have you heard people say “I wish I had asked my parents……………..” You fill in the blanks. Shekinah Lane is our story of those blank spaces. We want future generations of our family and your family to realize that God can use us in our weakness if we dare to dwell in… Continue reading Fill in the Blanks
I failed to take the hint. Admiring the Dogwood blossoms on my way to church made me think they were a bit early. Don’t they usually bloom at Easter time? Easter is almost two weeks away. However, not having John’s folks to remind me I just admired the dogwoods and that was it. It snowed on… Continue reading Dogwood Winter
Don’t call the nana police – this was just a fun time with my grandchildren playing. I was obviously the “bad guy” that got tied up. “In-laws and out-laws, we all have them!” Words of wisdom from my father shortly after I was married. At the time, I did not comprehend the meaning. It seemed… Continue reading In-laws and Out-laws