Category: Stories from Home
Stories from Home: Traditions Passed On
The time is precious. But the memories of what we’ve shared among the five of us will stay ingrained for as long as we’re alive and beyond.
Stories from the Road: Singing Harmony in a World That Sings Melody
Anyone can sing “along” with the melody. She chooses to sing “with” the melody and finds her own voice to fit into the world.
Stories from Home: On Our 38th Anniversary.
The caresses aren’t as soft: they come with a lifetime of callouses, but are most welcome. The lips are often drier than before; the jaw lines sterner, but more assured and certain. The voices have lost some of the timbre of the younger days; the hearing not as crisp, but the music we make together…
Stories from Home: Butterfly Kisses No Longer
(The following was written by me on Father’s Day 2021) The first time I heard the song Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle, Joy, my first child, was 6. It broke my heart. I still get somewhat teary eyed about all of those rites of passages I went through with her, as well as the other…
Stories from Home: Thoughts on a Father’s Day from a Father
May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious unto you. May the Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace May your night be filled with rest and your day tomorrow with all the awe and the wonder of the…
Stories from Home: An Extension of Grace
It is easy to extend kindness and love to people who are like us and who treat us well. It is quite another, it seems, to extend love & kindness to one who has harmed us