Tag: love

Laughter

Karl placed 2nd in Class C tennis doubles at sectionals. SECOND! A great finish for my soccer-playing boy and his soccer-playing partner. Last week, we had spent a sunshiny day on a Pennsylvania mountain for round one of sectionals. That was the day both… Continue Reading “Laughter”

Maggie and the Rabbit

Maggie bolted out the door this morning when I went to sit on the deck for my quiet time.  She loves laying in the cool morning grass. When she was a puppy, I had to be vigilant about watching her because she would take… Continue Reading “Maggie and the Rabbit”

A New Notepad

It became a theme. A legal pad with only a few pages written upon. When I found the first few of these on his kitchen table, I laughed and commented to his friend, “I can’t believe he only uses a few pages on each… Continue Reading “A New Notepad”

The Receiving Line

One by one they took my hand. “I’m Sally, Stewart’s sister,” I would say.  Then they would tell me their name and how they knew Stewart. From the food bank. “I volunteered with Stewart at the food bank. We could always count on him.”… Continue Reading “The Receiving Line”

The Teakwood

Where did you spend your happiest memories with your loved one? Before all this, of course, were there special places you lived or traveled to that you can look back on and feel good about? I forget how the topic came up.  The way… Continue Reading “The Teakwood”

Communion

Communion is a joyful time at our church. For so many years, I was used to a different way of celebrating communion.  A somber, sober way.  A stay-in-your-seat kind of way.  A contemplative, inward-looking way. Not that those are bad things.  Communion — eating… Continue Reading “Communion”