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Month: August 2011

What (I Hope) Lily Learns

What (I Hope) Lily Learns

 My baby starts school this week.  Just a couple of mornings during the week, but still, it’s hard for me to believe that she’s starting school.  But this is not just hard to believe because she’s my baby.  It’s literally hard for me to believe….to picture…to imagine….Lily sitting still, following directions, and listening to a teacher.  And yet, I have to remind myself, when she tells me she can’t hear me because make believe ‘Rea’ is talking too loud, that…

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Give me Jesus

Give me Jesus

I haven’t attended any this summer, but through facebook and friends pictures, I’ve enjoyed looking at the memories of several weddings during the last couple of months.  One things is common in every single picture:  bliss.  Pure, unadulterated bliss.  It’s the beginning of a new life, new adventures, and suddenly the fear of an unknown future is calmed because of the thought that this future will be faced with a partner. As long as they have each other, they’ll be…

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