Month: December 2015

Bean By Bean – A Mother’s Look Back on 2015

  Earlier this year I calculated my life in days. I estimated that if I live to a little over 80, the total amount of days would amount to roughly 30,000. I then did something what a couple of my family members consider morbid.… Continue Reading “Bean By Bean – A Mother’s Look Back on 2015”

Small Deeds

(My son posted this yesterday on his Facebook after he received something at work. It strikes me how easy it is to make someone’s day a little brighter, especially this time of year. It has been an encouragement for me to seek for opportunities… Continue Reading “Small Deeds”

Choosing to Remember

Tomorrow, we are going to get the tree. We are going to do what we have done for years as a family, walk all over the tree farm and spy out the perfect one. We may fuss a little and bicker a while before… Continue Reading “Choosing to Remember”

The Cloth

In plain white cloth of earthen yarn They wrapped Him after He was born. A wooden manger held Him here, God’s precious Son, the Kingdom’s heir. A Friend of Man and Heart of God, There in this earth’s brown, filthy sod, He lay and… Continue Reading “The Cloth”

The Key

27 years ago this Christmas, my husband and I boarded a Pan Am flight from Frankfurt, Germany to Detroit, only 5 days after Flight 103 exploded on the same route over Lockerbie, Scotland. We just married that summer and were much more adventurous than… Continue Reading “The Key”

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