Sam and the Red Balloon

It’s Sunday morning, bright and early. I’m excited to be here, in Portland, Oregon, to meet my wonderful new granddaughter and spend time with her big brother. Sam is not yet two and a half. He’s utterly adorable, and utterly sweet. I … Continue reading

Seven Family Activities Around the Christmas Tree

The countdown to Christmas is in full swing. If you’re anything like me, you’ve only just put your tree up, you still have presents to buy and cards to send. I’m definitely a last-minute shopper, but I also yearn to … Continue reading

A Lesson from the Squirrels

Growing up in west Michigan, I loved the change of seasons. Each of the four seasons had its own unique way of changing the landscape to display the wonder and beauty of God’s creation. Seasons were celebrated with food, festivities, … Continue reading