Tag: Family

Lyric Lines: Three of Seven Songs for a Savior

Just over a year ago, we said our earthly good byes to my Grandmother.  She had just turned 100 several months before, so she was definitely ready to go to heaven!  Now that I have said farewell to all four of my grandparents, Steven Curtis Chapman’s “Home for Christmas” means even more.  I could not […]

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Long Line of Grievers

This week has a been a celebration of new life for my family – welcoming my sweet niece into the world.  But I was tremendously saddened to learn that for a family friend, this is has turned into a celebration of life through the completely unexpected loss of their two year old granddaughter. I never […]

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Motherhood and Questioning Lines

To my dear Sister, Your life is about to change as you are about to be a Mom.  As Kyle pointed out, really you have been a mom for months.  Just now the work will begin on the outside instead of only the inside.  Although that part of you will continue to grow and stretch […]

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The Good-bye Line to Age Four

Yesterday was my last day teaching the preschool class at our homeschool co-operative.  Possibly ever teaching preschool in a more formal setting as next year my youngest will be in kindergarten.  For ironically, yesterday was also my youngest child’s last day of being four.  Today he is the big five years old. He had me […]

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