“…Fervently love one another from the heart, for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable…” 1 Peter 1:23 “You think everything is gonna be OK, Son,” I asked. “Yes, Mommy,” he replied. “Everything is gonna be OK. Even if things don’t work out. You’re the seed…”
What kids can’t do with a package of clay, some googly eyes and pipe cleaners. We have an entire parade of clay monsters here. The black fish creature is downright terrifying. I hope you had a Happy Halloween!
My deeds, my hands, this mess in guilt we silence our questions I say my prayers nevertheless did I do it right, don’t you leave me yet… —Tanya Davis, Please Bless I am reading Meghan Daum’s book The Unspeakable, which makes me painfully aware of the sentimentality in my writing. I can’t turpentine my way free […]
We stole away to Southeast Oklahoma a few weeks ago to celebrate the end of school and the start of summer. All our dreams packed into both Jeeps because one isn’t big enough to carry all these hopes. Hopes for a perfect weekend. a perfect cabin, a perfect campfire. Next summer, Juliette will be packing […]
What we have here are boy troubles. Yep. Serious boy problems. This tangled Slinky will never walk down the stairs again. An entirely separate problem would be if you bought this thing and your house didn’t have stairs. Bwahhh! By the way, this is the prize you get at Chuck E. Cheese after your mom […]
The tween and teen years can be filled with trials and tribulations. Often, when I tuck my kids in bed at night and help them say their prayers, I tell them to keep Jesus in their hearts forever. I remind them that I will not always be there to chase away the dark clouds, but, […]
Here is Sullivan in the morning sun. He’s still a boy, but for how much longer? He’s growing up so fast, my sweetest son. God-willing we’ll have many more years together, and one day, we’ll walk down this street and we’ll be more than Mother and Son. We’ll be friends. I love you, Sullivan. In […]