The Son is always shining, regardless of the weather

Fruity People and Fruity Fun!

Posted under LOL, My Kids Make Me Smile, The Unexpected - Apr 27th, 09 - 2 Comments

Today, I went to the store with my six-year-old. It was pouring down rain when we got out of our suburban, so naturally we got wet soaked! I was standing in the fruit section getting apples, when a nearby fruit lady asked me, “Is it raining outside?” Everything inside of me wanted to scream: “Uh…DUH!”, […]

Why I Relay…

Posted under Relay For Life, Remembering Loved Ones - Apr 19th, 09 - 1 Comment

You know, I sometimes wish I was a person who would have been helping out people with cancer before it hit home–our home–my eldest daughter…on April 19, 2002! When we needed to be comforted by someone who had been down this dark and unfamiliar road, the LORD provided countless people to give us hope (many […]

Garage Sale: big deals…not just price cuts!

Yesterday and today, we had a garage sale to mark the seventh “anniversary” of the day we heard those words: “Your daughter has cancer!” We just praise the LORD for His mercy. All of our proceeds will be going to The American Cancer Society. It went pretty well yesterday, despite the early rain, and the […]

Resurrection Cookies

One of our family Easter or Resurrection Day traditions involves making “Resurrection Cookies” the night before Easter. When I first heard of this idea through an e-mail I received when Paige was three (about 12 years ago), we initiated this yummy and meaningful tradition. There were a few times we stayed up late doing this. […]

I love Chic-fil-A…I love free food!

Last Wednesday (after prayer meeting), I was talking with a group of ladies. A sweet friend of mine asked me if I was going to Chic-fil-A the following morning for their free breakfast. I smiled, and told her we were planning on being there. It was then mentioned: “CC loves Chic-fil-A”. I quickly added, “Yep, […]