It can probably be said that I was always sassily truthful in my younger years. I am probably lucky to have survived many a spanking from my dad's 2x4 hands as well as "long-distance" kicks to the seat of my pants from dad's Frankenstein size twelves. Can't believe I just said that Image by StockSnap … Continue reading Was That Supposed to Hurt?
This being the two year anniversary of my daughter's wedding, I thought it appropriated to update this post about how I managed fibromyalgia and enjoyed my daughter's wedding. curleque by Coffee at pixabay Dear Friend; You asked me recently how I am doing after my daughter's wedding. It took me until now (about 6 weeks) … Continue reading How I Managed Fibro/FMS/RA and Survived my Daughter’s Wedding
Surrogacy is something most of us haven't really thought much about unless you are struggling with infertility. Today, I am interviewing a surrogate mother.
Adoption made me a momma, so my legacy was changed. And, of course, my kids’ legacy was changed when we brought them into our family and received paperwork that said they officially belonged to us.
Adoption makes it possible for every child to have a different legacy.
How Does Grafting Relate to the Family of God? Most of my adult life, I have ministered to children. I love to creatively find ways to get the children to interact with older adults in our church. So when I saw a chance to have a local farmer from our congregation come share with the … Continue reading Grafted Into God’s Family and Producing Fruit
Let's celebrate blended families who leave a legacy for their children. #leavingalegacy #legacylinkup
THAT DARN CAT! That darn cat! I couldn't believe my eyes. If you read my articles faithfully, you would have read about my "Kitchen Catastrophe" with brownies. Well, as luck would have it, the cats have struck again. This time they upped the game. But before I can tell you the rest of the story, I … Continue reading Kitchen Catastrophe Number Two
I'm writing on the prompt, WHOLE family inspired by Write 13 days challenge and the Five Minute Friday crew. We've almost made it to 31 days. You can see what we have written here and what others have written here. I have 5 siblings. Here's a picture of our family maybe in 1966. back row: Mom, … Continue reading Reunions: The Whole Family Together
Sharing Our Story The Five Minute Friday (FMF) crew is challenging us to write every day in October. We hope to give you a good taste of all the different things we want to share over time. We thought today would be a good time to share our story. Typically, we will only write once … Continue reading Mandy and Michele – Our Story