Category: Life Changing

When Jesus’s Blessings Are Hard

Meg came out of the endoscope Monday exhausted. I picked her up and held her in the rocking chair. She laid her head against me, her voice rasping through her sore throat, “Mom, do you know how much I’ve suffered?”   I pulled her close hoping she’d fall back to sleep and stop thinking about Read More …

Living Undefeated

Meg was right up at my Grandmother’s side, reaching her hand through the rails and laying it on top of the hospital blankets. Her small voice was almost absorbed in the large room, “I’m sorry. I hope you feel better. I love you Great Gram.” As Grandma slept Meg dropped her hand and eyed the Read More …

Calls Will Come

Meg seemed to hold up over the holidays but there were times when she had enough. When she was done, she was done.With 7 kids under 9 running around, I felt the same. The ecstatic chaos quickly drains every adult within hearing distance. Considering it is always a matter of time before someone screams, or cries Read More …