Category Archives: Sons

Samuel

(This post is a few weeks late, as it took me a while to get photos of Sam.) October 22 I remember that September morning.  It was one of those clean fall days with blue skies and sunshine.  One of … Continue reading

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Weekend Wonder — {Boys and Baseball}

Scrambled eggs for dinner.  This defines his summer, because the baseball practices are every day at five.  So we rush to fill the water bottle and grab the cleats and gather our senses. Perhaps breakfast should be our family meal. … Continue reading

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In a New Place

There is this feeling of standing on a precipice . . . in the dark.  My firstborn has reached adulthood and graduated from high school.  All the old forms are breaking, and I find myself called to a new trust … Continue reading

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Birthday Boy

It’s been ten years.  Ten years since I first held him in my arms.  Ten years since I first saw the face of the one who wiggled inside. I remember well the day, one of those six days which are … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — {Rest}

Rest.  Ah, the idea of it has sweet appeal in our hurry-up, get-it-now culture.  And it has a certain appeal in my own house where an octagon of schedules is run by spread sheets. Yet even in the middle of … Continue reading

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The Great American Pastime

I thought I’d take a few posts to reflect on our travels over the last two weeks.  It seems we cram quite a bit into a short time, then it takes me a while to process it all . . … Continue reading

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It’s Monday {and summer’s almost here!}

It’s Monday of the last week of school.  The oldest had exams, and I picked him up from school today and he hung his head, tired–there were hours of angles and conjugations and it’s hard. He stood outside the building … Continue reading

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Legos and the Gospel

My nine year old son owes me money.  $14.00 exactly.  His income sources of occasional birthday bucks and tooth money don’t allow for much cash flow. But he had his heart set on a Lego set.  I added some “above … Continue reading

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