Category Archives: family

Adoration

Anyone with grandchildren will understand this.  Adoration! A friend warned me that she was unprepared for this new kind of love to wash over her. The first time you hold the child of your own child, love that is so … Continue reading

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Maturity

I have a woman child.  A tweenie.  She is a child of God. She is maturing outwardly and inwardly.  She is beautiful. Friday night we went to “First Friday”, a monthly event in our downtown of Lancaster. The rain held … Continue reading

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Sad

I was reminded today about the importance of bedtime routine…by my littlest love gal who is soon to be 11.  She told me she was SAD because I did not sing to her at night any more.  When she cries, … Continue reading

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Faithful Service

Speaking of clean up, I miss East Asia. I learned much in East Asia. The good, the bad, the ugly and the beautiful. I used to enjoy house work, mostly, when I was young but after 13 years in East … Continue reading

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Loot or Gift

  Did you hear the word “loot” spoken this season.  A harsh word that denotes war and the aftermath of collecting the plunder. “To the victor goes the spoils” the old saying goes. I heard it once. Other years, jokes … Continue reading

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Unexpected Worship

      http://www.zoochat.com/567/tropical-reef-tank-92613/   Summer time in “HOT-lanta” was fun and hot.  We sought coolness with Uncle Bill and daughter Ree at the Georgia Aquarium.  What is it about aquarium that captures our imagination? The beluga whales were full … Continue reading

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Daughters of the King

They were meant to be grafted into our family before they ever arrived home. Adopted as joint heirs. Approved by their older siblings to be joined with us. Planned by Him. I cradled her every night. I sang “Blessed Assurance”. … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Cord

“An invisible red thread connects those destined to meet, regardless of time, place, or circumstances. The thread may stretch or tangle, but never break.” – Ancient Chinese Proverb This saying is referred to by families as they adopt their Chinese … Continue reading

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