A Pretty Sweet Thing

No long-term marriage is made easily, and there have been times when I've been so angry or so hurt that I thought my love would never recover. And then, in the midst of near despair, something has happened beneath the surface. A bright little flashing fish of hope has flicked silver fins and the water

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

It’s Gerry's birthday today. We don’t make a big fuss around here, but we will go out for an early dinner to celebrate the occasion. (Normally we do birthday lunches, but I’ll be at the church this afternoon, wrapping up an eleven week study in Hebrews.) Husband, dad, granddad, hike leader, man of faith, encourager, strong,

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We will welcome summer's ghost. Henry Rollins I can remember some years when September 25th was cold. I recall others when it felt like summer was lingering. I remember best, this day thirty-eight years ago when my son was born.