Saturday, May 12, 2018

All that looks like reality to us is dependent on God. There is creation and Creator, nothing more. And creation gets all its meaning and purpose from God.  John Piper, Don't Waste Your Life Today we gather to honour. We start the day with prayer, grateful for the abundance of God’s grace and love. Soli

Friday, May 11, 2018

Ultimately, the great truths of family history don't live in any book. They live in the hearts and minds of the living descendants. They live in the way we conduct our lives, in the passing of traditions and values to those who will follow. Laurence Overmire, A Revolutionary American Family We enjoy an easy afternoon

Monday, April 2, 2018

Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometimes, though, it'sjust pure, unthinking delight.  Barbara Shapiro It’s early and still dark. It’s quiet but it won’t be for long. My girls will be getting an early start as they head home today. For now I rest in the silence with a grateful

Saturday, March 31, 2018

When we are gone, the only essential thing we will leave behind are the memories we create in the lives of those we have touched and those we love.  Michael Hyatt Daughter arrived yesterday afternoon and we are looking forward to a girl’s day today. My granddaughter says: “hashtag blessed”. I say sImple happy. Same thing.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. Alex Haley We decide it’s a good day to go bowling. It’s been about twenty-five years since I bowled (anything other than Wii bowling which Gerry and I used to do frequently) so I’m not