Thankfullness

Oh, Give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good. Psalm 107:1    I am thinking and planning to  celebrate Thanksgiving but do I remember it on other days? The Lord is so good to me all of my  days, not just on  Thanksgiving day. I know I have so many things to be...

Living with Charcot

Going, Going, Gone I have Charcot, a bone disease that destroys the bones in my foot and ankle. The doctor described it as a crush injury because the bones just disintegrate.  This is a disease that keeps taking things away. Living with Charcot is painful. Bones have...

The Power of Touch

It is so easy to go through the days with the hugs and kisses from the little ones in the house. And I can be so overwhelmed with kisses that I can neglect it with the older ones unless I am thinking about it. My 3 that are 10 and under come up to me every day with...

My Perspective

I am in charge of my own perspective. Not my circumstances, my house, children, their actions or anything else. When I come into the dining room and see the “tent” my children have created and the “store ” underneath with all the boxes, dishes...

Training Children to Be Quiet

It can be so easy to call to our children to tell them to do this or that. To have them change what they are doing or not by directing them by command or statement. But with most excellent parents I know, I don’t hear these from them. It is almost imperceptible...