Christmas… and heaven… and Mama… and joy

Dear Mama, Tis the season to be jolly, and happy, and giddy, and reverent, and still.  And thankful.  Thankful for the Gospel of Jesus Christ that makes the missing you bearable, at least mostly.  Because I understand why you were here, and what your life was about, and where you are now, and that you’re […]

Mommy Olympians…No Medals for Us

As I sit watching the Olympics this Sunday evening, I realize that I have a lot in common with these athletes. I don’t know what it’s like to figure skate, but I can nurse a baby, fix breakfast, pack lunches, help with homework, pack back packs, zip coats, put on shoes, send the school kids […]

She Played with Us

  Me on the swing set at the little house I was probably 9. We lived in the little house, the house I mentioned in the red hot pepper post. On the side of the house, the side with the Kitchen window where Mama could watch us, we had a swing set. One thing about […]

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