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Dear Emmitt

Dear Emmitt,

Thank you so much for entering our lives, even if ever so briefly. It is sweet, yet bitter, to miss and love you so much at the same time. 887 more words


The Big News (Isaiah 9:6)

In December 1903, after many attempts, the Wright brothers were successful in getting then “flying machine” off the ground. Thrilled, they telegraphed  this message to their sister Katherine: “We have actually flown 120 feet. 219 more words



Photo Copyright: Sandra Crook

Here we are this week standing near a lamppost on a pier. We’ve gathered to discuss our original stories for the week. 247 more words

The Center of All

TLS 365 Experience #289
December 14, 2017

It’s in the simple moments with grandchildren that a family becomes extended and enriched. Mine had visited yesterday and I set up bowls of dried peas and pastas for them to create with as we made cookies in the kitchen. 218 more words

The Daily Experience

God Help Me! (Jeremiah 2:28)

Ever notice how people react to tragedy? Even the nonreligious try to get the attention of God, whom they have previously ignored. Accounts of plane crashes, floods, tornadoes, or hurricanes often tell of someone who calls on the Lord for help. 251 more words


Salt Dough Ornaments

Paint and glitter day at grandma’s house.

Salt dough ornaments were made and dried in advance so they were ready to paint and decorate when the boys arrived. 74 more words

Everything Else

stop time.

two of my grandies at the detroit zoo

experiencing the butterfly house


and finding 

just who exactly

is patiently sitting with them

waiting for his identity to be discovered.  19 more words