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June 2016

Reaching for God’s Hand

I am generally a very reluctant shopper, but I love taking Emma shopping! She’s six. Still small enough to un-self-consciously reach for my hand as we walk. It melts my heart when she does that and at that moment I’d give her the world if I could. We’re off on our “girls’ day.” One of my favorite family traditions for the girls’ birthday or Christmas gifts is the promise of lunch or a late breakfast and then a shopping trip. Just MomMac and whatever girl…

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Dust Bunnies in the House (and Heart)

When you find yourself naming the dust bunny in the corner, you know it’s time to clean house! But it’s summer, and there’s just so much going on. The gardens need weeding and watering and it’s going to get hot. Mac’s making a quick trip to town. (“C’mon, San. We’ll grab a sausage biscuit.”) Board meeting is this week and important planning is under way. Skye calls. (“Gramma! It’s a matter of life or death! Camp is next week and I need stuff!”) The lawn…

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God, If You Love Us…

Sometimes it’s hard not to ask why. OK, let’s be honest. Right now I want to not just ask, but to shout. WHERE ARE YOU GOD!?? IF YOU LOVE US, THEN WHY? Have you been there? It’s a day like any other day—maybe even better than most—when suddenly, in the blink of an eye, tragedy strikes and lives are changed forever and you can’t help but cry “Where are you, God?” This week my heart has been weighed down by the news of a little…

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