Blessings

Lord, When Did We?

by Monica

About 6 months ago my mother-in-law went into a home for long term care due to Alzheimers. Every Sunday we make a trip to see “Bea” [That is her grandma name.] As her memories of us have faded, we’ve all been grieving and missing her. After several of these trips […]

Read More Here →

The Last Patrol

by Monica

Last night we ushered our sweet dog Dutch into the arms of the Lord. While we weather this sorrow, we turn to what we know. Amidst what we know is a tribute to our gentle giant. In His hand is the soul of every living thing (Job 12:10, KJV): We know that the sovereign […]

Read More Here →

Thank You

by Monica

Not too long ago I gave Gracie her first prayer journal. She has filled it with picture prayers and praises that have amazed me. I was recently flipping through her prayer journal and saw a picture of two people under a rainbow with hearts that said: “Mom and Dad.” “Gracie, […]

Read More Here →

The Banquet

by Monica
Thumbnail image for The Banquet

“Oh, Mama!” Gracie said bursting with uncontrollable excitement “I just can’t WAIT to get to heaven!!!! I can’t wait to go to the banquet feast! I wonder what my new clothes will look like. I hope my gown is as beautiful as Esther’s.” “It will probably be even more beautiful […]

Read More Here →

Orphans Allowed

by Monica
Thumbnail image for Orphans Allowed

At dinner a few weeks ago Grace piped up recounting this exchange with her friend David: “I was talking with David today and I told him we were going to marry. He said ‘But, I don’t want to marry!’ and I said: ‘But it will be so FUN! We’ll have […]

Read More Here →

Did You Know?

by Monica
Thumbnail image for Did You Know?

As we sat enjoying fellowship and a beautiful evening, Gracie leaned over to her grandfather and whispered: “Did you know God loves you?” His smile affirmed her. “Yes, I know God loves me. You know how I know he loves me? Because; I have you, and your mommy and your […]

Read More Here →