“But I Prayed!”

“BUT I PRAYED!”  Natasha can’t understand how Grandma keeps getting sicker when she asked God to heal her.  She hasn’t just asked God once.  Every meal…Every night….Every time we bow our heads she says the same prayer, “And please take the cancer from Grandma so that we can play with her.”  That’s right before she…

Celebrating Moms

As the week has progressed we have learned that mom has to move from fighting cancer to managing pain.  Many of you reading this blog may remember when you had to make that mental move with your parents.  It is not easy.  No one wants to hear the word “Hospice” but we are all relieved…

Your Cheating Heart

I realized this morning that I have a problem.  I have a new app on my phone that follows me as I run.  It seems silly because I also have a watch that traces my steps and shows me how far I ran and how fast I did it.  A few weeks ago I noticed…

Updated Footprints Poem

I love the footprints poem and wish that we could update it to be more like real life.  In the poem a man sees two sets of footprints in the sand.  At one point one set disappears.  When he questions God about the single set of prints God tells him that He carried the man…

Adults Need VBS

Vacation Bible School has been a part of my life since I was a very small child.  The smells of play dough, cookies, and the taste of Tang bring back great memories of VBS.  I can remember the Methodist churches where some years my parents worked as helpers and some years they dropped us off…