Vulnerability

A few months ago, one of the minsters at my church asked me to make a video for the online service that week. (We are still meeting virtually thanks to COVID.) He asked me to talk about my mental health journey. I’d been itching to tell my story, so I gladly accepted. I wrote a …

Sight and readiness

How about a light-hearted post today? My family has the worst eyesight known to man. I’m pretty sure all four of my grandparents wore glasses, and both my parents wear them. My dad’s eyesight was so bad, he had to wear hard contacts. Then he got cataracts, had surgery, and now he doesn’t need contacts. …

Oh, Papa

My grandpa died last Saturday. His funeral is today, and I am giving him a tribute on behalf of all the grandkids. I wanted to share it on my blog because I really like how it turned out. (We pronounced Papa Pawpaw.) Reflections Papa Wayne was ornery and gruff, but he was also exceedingly generous. …