What makes most people give those goofy faces and noises to extract a smile back from a baby?
Yesterday's gift; forever.
I reminisce a lot about...it's gone.
My daughter-in-law is an avid fisher. One day, I watched her teaching her three-year-old how to find earthworms. She was about to show him the most exciting thing he had ever seen. But she wants to teach him to come to her without fanfare. So, in a normal tone of voice, she told my grandson … Continue reading Smarter than a worm? Hmmm?
It's about freedom.
This week my husband walks in the door after a long day at work to find: dishes piled in the sink, laundry all over the living room, the beef for dinner still in a frozen block, and me…looking like Frump Queen. He is gracious. And tells me to take a nap. I instantly obey. (Inwardly rejoicing.) … Continue reading Have You Ever Read Anything So Beautiful?
Are you smart enough to escape?
Humans have been practicing dating on a large scale for around, oh, 50 to 75 years or so. Before that, no one dated. Oh, some snuck around, but that wasn’t dating, either. The very idea of two unmarried people of the opposite gender spending any time together, alone, was unthinkable, once upon a time. Why? … Continue reading About Dating
Hers was a brave act, these days, foregoing 6-digit employment to cook and clean for a handful of people.
Here is a horrifying truth: A great number of women are satisfied with having an ungodly husband until something causes them to start thinking about the results. Having children causes us to think more carefully. We suddenly can see that marrying an unsaved man was a wrong decision. What we do not see is the reason … Continue reading Tired, Alone, Scared, Misguided, but Safe in the Everlasting Arms