Posts Tagged: Thanking God

All Good Gifts

1Sep2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

While looking for a picture this morning, this photo stopped me in my tracks. That’s my baby Jonah, with my beloved grandmother, Honey, a few weeks before she died. They used to have the most fantastic conversations. And he was never afraid of her, as babies often are of much older people. Of course, Honey… Read more »

And a Little Child Shall Lead Them

17Jul2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

My son Jonah is what people tend to call “a handful”. Recently diagnosed on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum, he is a busy, brilliant, frustrating, loudly energetic bundle of boy. He also amazes me on a pretty regular basis. My 13-year-old daughter came home from a mission trip quoting that verse I shared… Read more »

TBT: March 2003

19Mar2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I found these photos in a box tonight. They were taken almost exactly 12 years ago, at Fort Stewart, Ga. Donnie’s Army National Guard unit had been activated for deployment. For eleven weeks, we spent our weeks apart, then on weekends, drove four hours back and forth between our home and this base. Donnie had… Read more »

Gifts Timed and Seated

4Aug2014 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

In case you missed my last post, I’m participating in Ann Voskamp’s Joy Dare for August. Yesterday’s and today’s answers are…. August 3rd: A gift at 10AM, 1PM, 10PM 10AM: Jonah and Violet snuggling with me on a lazy Sunday morning. 1PM: Conversation with a sweet, sweet friend. 10PM: Getting to put on my new… Read more »

August Joy Dare

2Aug2014 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Sometimes, when it comes to these here Interwebs, I can be a bit behind the curve. I just found out today about Ann Voskamp’s Joy Dare. Which was first circulating the web in, oh, 2012! Which, in Internet time is at least an infinity and a half ago. (But in my real life, two years is nothing! Heck,… Read more »