IN THE SILENCE

The first day of school this year for my youngest son started with him in the middle of a shower when suddenly the power went out quite unexpectedly!  I guess kind of fortunately, he didn’t have shampoo in his hair when that happened; instead it had to be a “no shampoo” day for him!  Our house has a well for water, not city water, so when the power goes out we do not really have water either! Not the best way to start the school year but it ended up much better than six years ago when our area experienced a flood that afternoon and was without electricity for 5 days. This time it was only a few hours. Continue reading “IN THE SILENCE”

GOD’S LITTLE ONES

If you are one of my faithful, weekly readers I am sure you recall reading that I enjoy holding little ones as well as that I have had the honor last summer and this summer of holding two different foster babies from a family on my son’s travel baseball team.

There is just something very special about loving these precious children. As I just shared once again with the foster mom, it just makes me feel closer to God when I encounter these children. Actually, it is probably a close second to my first happy place of being at the beach soaking up God’s presence all around me. Continue reading “GOD’S LITTLE ONES”