The Grandpa I Never Knew

The Grandpa I Never Knew

  He’s always been a bit of a mystery to me, my father’s father. Because he died in a random car accident at the age of 87, and when I was just two weeks old, I have no memory of him at all. He’s a mishmash of family lore and photos in my mind,...

Advent Day 3: Going Home

  I thought I might do a little something, this year, that would help me focus on what this season is really about, and maybe it could help you, too. I’m going to take the story of Jesus’s birth, found in Luke 2, and go verse by verse, 1 through 24, to see what...
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29

  It seems absolutely impossible to me that 29 years ago today, I showed up at the hospital in the wee hours, and in full makeup, to become a mother. Only 23 myself, it seems I thought it would be a breeze and I wouldn’t sweat and cry my makeup off before I...