Grandpa’s Blessing

Nearly 60 years ago my father built a modest cottage on Hutchins Lake in Fennville, Michigan. I spent most of my summers there while I was growing up. It’s where I learned to swim and water ski. It’s where I … Continue reading

Answering Your Kids’ Questions

“Hey, Dad. Will your ear get wet if I spit in the phone?” I overheard the conversation as my son was talking to my husband on the kitchen phone—the kind we had years ago that was attached to the wall. … Continue reading

Having Faith When Life Throws You a Curveball

Do you ever wonder how David Ortiz of the Red Sox does it? As of 2016 his career average is .286. He’s hit 541 home runs and has 1768 runs batted in. But even “Big Papi” has his bad days. … Continue reading