SEPTEMBER 7, 2009 5:53PM

When You Are Discouraged or Feel Bad

This is not from Calvary Chapel



I knew I shouldn’t have held my breath after asking my mom to start rummaging through her boxes for letters, writings, and other random jots by my grandma. Not only is she perpetually exhausted from work and life, but she’s almost as disorgan

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Dedicated to Robin, who received blessed news today, and her Crepe Myrtle blossomed its first pink flower


This is a relatively lighthearted post featuring my grandma and mom reading poems they wrote as children. It’s from the last video I shot of my grandma,… Read full post »

AUGUST 16, 2009 3:00PM

Finding Their Way Home: The Preview



When we set out on a road trip to my grandma’s house five years ago, we had no idea what the fruits of that afternoon would be. My mom had driven out before us and was sitting in the garden with my grandma when we

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Grandma Side Glance



That’s what my grandma wrote to her sister, Beth, five years, five months, and twenty days before her death.


I hereby resolve (almost) to write to you, Harry and Jack more often, and especially when I die.


These words are characteristic of her black se… Read full post »