Marriage Blanket of Grace

“Their marriage was a blanket of grace that had been so many years in the making.” Home for Christmas by Melanie Wilber. I love that imagery. There’s something so cozy about curling up under a heavy blanket that provides warmth for the body and the soul. I read the quote to Jerry and asked ifContinue reading “Marriage Blanket of Grace”

Twenty Plus Years in Graceland

This weekend Jerry and I celebrated our 22nd wedding anniversary. We marked the day quietly, just the two of us. This has been a hard year; the days that followed our 21st wedding anniversary carry some painful markings. If you are not aware of that journey, you can read some of the background here andContinue reading “Twenty Plus Years in Graceland”

Lane Lines of Grace

I am not a good swimmer, but I LOVE swimming, especially outside.  Somehow the combination of the water and the sun doesn’t just motivate me to exercise, but it provides a form of therapy for me. I start my laps by doing a variety of strokes (I like to call them “freestyle” but they areContinue reading “Lane Lines of Grace”

Why Did You Run After Me?

It’s been nearly a year now since we reconnected with B, the daughter of our heart.  If you don’t recall the story you can read part of it here.  When we met face to face last November we also got to meet B’s roommate A who quickly endeared herself to us as the second daughterContinue reading “Why Did You Run After Me?”