June, 2008

Returning to “Our World”

On June 13th, our family and the Mutz family were snatched out of our normal routines much like the Pevensie children were suddenly snatched out of the London railway station…

Touched by Molly

Editor’s note: On June 19, Barbara and Dennis Rainey’s newborn granddaughter Molly lost her fight for life after only six days on this earth. After struggling with Rebecca and Jacob…

Hope in the Sunset

Like my MomBlog colleagues, I’ve been praying and grieving for the loss of baby Molly. Today I read Dennis Rainey’s touching email about his tiny granddaughter’s last day on this…

“Never, Lord!”

I admit that for me, this MomBlog is all about the joy of being a mother and having a positive outlook on life while resting in the knowledge that God’s…

Warrior Friends

The most recent post of my dear friend, Barbara Rainey, concerning the birth of their newest granddaughter struck my heart. Little Molly Ann faces insurmountable medical crises that, without a…

Waiting on Heaven

It is early Sunday morning and our daughter and her husband and Dennis and I have gotten the worst kind of news. Their new little daughter has multiple problems all…

School’s Out. Now What?

Ten months ago I was a mess. My first baby was about to start kindergarten. I couldn’t fathom how she would survive all those hours away from me, and I…

Yum! Humble Pie.

Sometimes I am so discouraged, even scared, by my daily, hourly failures as a mom. What will my kids become with a mom like me? I wonder. Who in their…

Summer Vacation

Have you noticed all the articles and news stories about how adults are packing too much into their lives and that we all need to learn to relax? Experts report…

New Babies and Significant Life Events

The most challenging part of the empty nest for me right now is learning how to be available to my adult children when they have needs: new babies, significant life…

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