Month: December 2015

Reason for This Season

Meg had little energy yesterday and was nauseous. Her eyes were asymmetric which also happens when pressure is high, so I was concerned. She fell to sleep in the afternoon and when she woke up, her eye was swollen.   I wanted to groan since I had so many things I wanted to get done, Read More …

Accepting God’s Goodness

The South Padre locals say the water’s freezing, but really it’s much like the Missouri in June. Some say the town is desolate now, but looking down the road randomly dotted with cars, it looks a lot like home. Others say we need to come back during the season, but hearing Meg hum over the Read More …

Living Through Dormancy

Today Meg and I sat outside listening to Christmas music with a beautifully decorated tree towering behind us. Being 80 degrees and warm in our short sleeves felt so wrong and wonderfully right. With the leaves still on the trees and grass green, there’s so much more life compared to the brown dormancy we’re used Read More …

Laying Down The Bad

I held Meg’s hand as she pulled back whining how unfair it is she had to spend such a nice day in the hospital while everyone else got to have fun.   I told her it’s just how things are and we choose to have a good or bad attitude about them…either way, the situation Read More …

Holding Baby Jesus

Our nativity scene is one figure too short. Wouldn’t be such a big deal if it wasn’t baby Jesus. He pretty much makes or breaks the scene.   This year he isn’t tucked between Mary and Joseph. The shepherds, wise men, and animals are all gazing toward an empty space.   As for baby Jesus, Read More …