Happy 65th

Today is my 65th birthday. But wait—don’t post Happy Birthday yet. I’ve been tootling around the earth almost 75 years. So whattzup? Today I am celebrating my spiritual birthday, the day when my spirit was born again as I invited Jesus to come live inside me. I was 9 years old.  Did I understand what it … Continue reading Happy 65th

The Joy Journal (pt 3) — Our Little Ruffins

A picture often speaks without words.  Could you guess that 1) this big brother loves his little sissy and 2) he also loves being in control?“ There is an old proverb, "The palest ink is better than the sharpest memory,” and it is true.  We thought we'd NEVER forget ____,  but the memory faded.  Thank … Continue reading The Joy Journal (pt 3) — Our Little Ruffins

The Joy Journal (pt 2) — The K’s

"Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged." Prov 17:6  What joy they bring!  Here is part two of my Joy Journal blog with our second family of grandkids, the K's -- Kelsey, Kasey & Kassidy KELSEY H, age 18 ♦ Kelsey (age 3) was watching Beauty and the Beast at the moment where the beast … Continue reading The Joy Journal (pt 2) — The K’s

The Joy Journal (pt 1) — The T’s

When our grandkids were toddling around, keeping their mommas more than occupied, I decided I would jot down some of our favorite moments to remember. I began chronicling them, especially grandkid moments, in a notebook called the Joy Journal. Come chuckle with me as you read some snippets from my Joy Journal below about our … Continue reading The Joy Journal (pt 1) — The T’s

Does God Care About Lost Keys?

The past few days have been unusually sad for me as several people I cared about faced some tough situations.  I had postponed sharing the following story in my blog because I was feeling their pain. Then again, maybe in times like this, we also need to remember a faithful God and celebrate times when … Continue reading Does God Care About Lost Keys?