Never count a tough man out! Just a few weeks ago, we were anticipating life without our dad. He was so very low physically and mentally. He had given up and told 2 different doctors he was ready for the Lord to take him home. He was barely eating and his blood pressure was extremely … More It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over!
On February 20th, our dad turned 87 years old. That’s not all that unusual these days, but it wasn’t that long ago people only lived for an average of 40 years. The Bible even says man is given 3 score and 10 years which would be 70. So we consider ourselves extremely blessed to still have … More Honor Thy Father
One of Les’ prized possessions was the 1955 International pickup truck that had once belonged to my daddy’s business. This old truck and I are the same age. In fact, Daddy had just begun his career at Kinston Wheel Aligning Service when the then owner purchased this vehicle, bright, shiny and brand new. To us, … More Family Heirloom
If there’s one thing I’ve learned over my 62 years of life, it’s that things are always changing. That seems so interesting since most of us have trouble embracing change. I know I don’t like change. It throws me for a loop every time. You’d think I would have adjusted by now, but I haven’t. … More Facing More Changes
62 years ago today, I began my life outside my mama’s womb in the Army hospital at Ft. Riley, Kansas. It has been a good life! God placed me in a home with parents who loved one another and loved me. We didn’t have a lot of “stuff,” but we always had food in our … More Chosen and Truly Blessed
This morning I joined my daughter and my sister for our annual goodie bake-off. For quite a few years, we have spent at least a half a day working to produce a crazy amount of sweets to divide and share with our friends. We enjoy being together and it makes it so much more fun when we … More F Cubed
With all the hustle and bustle, the lights, the gifts, the busyness of the season, it is so easy to actually miss Christmas. Of course, I know the day will come and it will go, but will we even notice it’s Christmas? Santa has taken over the day. Now don’t get me wrong, I love … More Missing Christmas?