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What I Would Have Said (If I Could Have!)

My last post was about how I was waiting for a phone call that would tell me that my Daddy had breathed his last. The call came in the middle of the night that same day. My Daddy has gone home to be with the Lord.His funeral was a beautiful celebration of a life well-lived. At one point, we were given the […]

Five Minute Friday~ Last

I have been thinking about “lasts” a lot this past week. The last time I kissed his cheek. The last time I held his hand. The last time he told me he loved me. The last time I heard his voice. I have been waiting for the phone call all week. The one that will tell me he has breathed […]

Extreme Hope

“Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope, because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” (Lam. 3:21-23) It doesn’t make any earthly sense to have hope in the situation I find myself in. My Daddy is losing his earthly fight […]

Always Learning

My girls and I just returned from a trip to Kansas. It was a quickly planned trip after I discovered that my Daddy was in the hospital and not doing well. The time was bittersweet. But God has once again used my time with family to teach me some new things about myself and to remind me of how very […]

The Unexpected In-Between

He sat on the old, comfy recliner and I sat on his knee. “R – E”, he said and I repeated it after him. “B – E”, spoken and repeated. “K – A – H” said over and over again until I could spell my name. It was the longest name in our family of 5, given to the youngest. […]