Sing, O barren woman, you who never bore a child; burst into song, shout for joy, you who were never in labor... Enlarge your place of tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back; lengthen your cords, strengthen your stakes. Do not be afraid; you will not suffer shame. Do not fear disgrace,… Continue reading Putting the Cart Before the Horse?
Throw the confetti, blow up the party balloons, put on your party hat, blow on your noisemaker, and dance a jig because today is the 17th! It’s “JOSIAH DAY!” If you are new to these parts, give me back your party hat and quit blowing spit into your noisemaker because you need first read “Sweet Dreams”… Continue reading He Is a Champion
Last week, while I was thinking about Josiah, I began to daydream about what he would one day look or act like and how he would change the world around him. Would he have my blue eyes and my husband's dark black hair? Would he love math and go to school to be an engineer… Continue reading My Name Is…
I know what today is; it's Josiah Day. But, this morning, I have traded in my party hat and noisemaker to sit next to my Grandma's hospital bedside so that I can stroke her hand, remind her of all the good times we've had together, and tell her how much I love her. She barely… Continue reading Today is Different
Today is the day! If you remember my post Sweet Dreams, then you will remember that I always take a pregnancy test on the 17th. Right now I am currently on calendar day 34, which to most, this insinuates I am late and therefore pregnant. Whoo hoo, right?! Well, not so fast. Because in the… Continue reading The Imaginary Line