Author Archives: Becky Daye

Things I Will Always Say Yes To

Ice cream on a hot day (who am I kidding? Yes to ice cream always!) Hugs, snuggles, holding hands One more chapter Coffee with friends Adventure, travel, exploring Taking another picture Singing loudly, quietly, in harmony S’mores at a campfire Listening to my husband play guitar Trying something new Catching fireflies Star gazing Watching my kids dance, sing, play soccer, […]

It IS Well With My Soul

Posted by on June 20, 2022 in Daddy, Living a Legacy | Comments Off on It IS Well With My Soul

Dear Daddy, It’s been nine years. Nine years since I heard your voice. Nine years since I saw your smile. Nine years since I kissed your cheek and hugged you tight. Nine Father’s Days without you. They say time heals all wounds, but I am learning that there are some wounds that don’t need to heal. I don’t want to […]

Pro-Jesus

Do you remember when we used to be able to have discussions that revealed differences of opinions and we could still walk away as friends? The ability to reason with one another respectfully seems to be a thing of the past. I’m not sure that we can pinpoint one catalyst for this cultural shift, but it is one that deeply […]

Can’t You See?

I wonder what was said to you to make you turn away, to leave a depth of friendship and act like it’s okay; What lies must you believe to turn your back on me, I didn’t do the things they said, oh, friend! Can’t you see?   I’m still the one who cried with you when your life fell apart. […]

Why a Pastoral Sabbatical is Important

Posted by on February 21, 2022 in Pastor's wife | Comments Off on Why a Pastoral Sabbatical is Important

When Dave was a youth pastor in Indiana, our then senior pastor went on a sabbatical. He did all of the work necessary to pursue a grant and had the support of our church family. I watched all of this and saw the benefits to it. Our pastor had served faithfully for years and years and the sabbatical was meant […]