Faith

Songs of Grace

by Monica
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This summer was full of adventure, wonder and magic. Among the many creative moments we had, Gracie came to me one morning and said “Mama, I want to write some songs and sing them. I will sing them and you record them.” So she would sing and I would write. […]

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Jesus is On Your Side: Therefore Put on the Full Armor of God

by Monica
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We were watching tv not too long ago and a commercial came on for Nationwide Insurance. The jingle sang out: “Nationwide is on your side!” And it immediately snapped Gracie to attention. She stood up and began to rebuke the television saying: “No, it is NOT ‘Nationwide is on your […]

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Orphans Allowed

by Monica
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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 […]

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God is Big Enough

by Monica

Gracie has a lovely prayer she learned in pre-school. The interesting thing is that she always prays it “wrong.” The beginning is supposed to be “thank you for this day and all our blessings” but, she prays: “Dear Lord, Thank you for this day, and all our problems…” I’ve often […]

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Death to Death

by Monica
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The other day Doug pointed out a beautiful dragonfly lying in the driveway. Gracie bent down to look closer and said “Oooo pretty!” Then a moment later she realized it wasn’t flying away and asked, “Daddy, what’s wrong with him?” Doug replied, “He’s died.” Gracie gave a sad “Awww” and […]

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Clio’s In Heaven

by Monica
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As a rule I don’t write solely about personal experiences. But today I am making an exception. Yesterday was a hard day for us. We lost our best canine friend of 13 years—Our Clio. Clio was “The best dog in the world.” You could ask her yourself and she’d tell […]

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