Category Archives: Memories

Personally Experiencing God’s Power: Travel Journal 2010

Deuteronomy 4 says “…watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after … Continue reading

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Celebrating Life

My family has had a challenging week but it has been an amazing opportunity to reflect on the life and heritage of a beautiful grandma who loved and served her family and Jesus Christ with all her heart.  I talk … Continue reading

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You All Aren’t from Here, Are You?

I’ve been going through pictures this week at my grandparents’ house. It’s amazing how vividly pictures remind us of stories. Often, they represent more than the thousand words everyone says they’re worth. One story in particular stuck out in my … Continue reading

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Moose-tracks & Memories

Because LIFE is all about “forgetting what’s behind and straining toward what’s ahead” (Philippians 3:13). It was a fantastic reminder for Bryson and me before we arrived in Wisconsin-below-freezing. We knew what we’d be facing; we knew what we’d see, feel, and smell. In many ways, it’s become like a five-year viewing. Most people pay their respects in a single visit to a funeral home; we’ve been doing it annually for more than half a decade. Whether it’s the death of a phase or a life, we can still find things to appreciate and, above all, no matter how cold it is, we always enjoy the hope and certainty that spring is coming soon. You won’t catch us looking back. Continue reading

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Today was moving day for my family.  Looking around the empty rooms where we’ve spent so many days and nights, I couldn’t turn off the mental slideshow.  We had countless precious moments and dramatic events in that house, some involving … Continue reading

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