Archive for January, 2011

Failing With Grace

Posted by Susan On January 24, 2011 1 COMMENT

There might be some truth to the suggestion that, “All I really need to know, I learned in kindergarten.” At least, we keep on hoping there is. (*Sigh*) Would that it were all true– that all of life’s primary lessons could be learned so early on, and that the rest of life would be merely  [ Read More ]

Thoughts of Heaven from My Grandson and Me

Posted by Susan On January 19, 2011 1 COMMENT

“Turn right at the cemetary,” my daughter directed me yesterday as we set out to find the location of Jakob’s new art classes. As we turned the corner, 6 year old Jakob looked out of his car window at the neat expanse and asked, “What’s a ‘cemetary’?” “It’s a place where people are buried when  [ Read More ]

True “Greatness”

Posted by Susan On January 11, 2011 ADD COMMENTS

This morning, a friend forwarded this “quiz” to me, compiled by the late Charles Schulz (with a few editorial adjustments.) It asked, –Who are the five wealthiest people in the world? –Who are the last five Heisman trophy winners? –Who are the last five winners of the Miss America pageant? –Who are ten people who  [ Read More ]

“I Will Not Doubt”

Posted by Susan On January 5, 2011 5 COMMENTS

December 1995 marked the greatest adversity of my life–when my faith was challenged with an intensity that I never could have imagined. Two of our children were involved in a horrific car accident. In a mere moment, our daughter was seriously injured with a broken clavicle, broken ribs, collapsed lung, and seriously broken pelvis. After  [ Read More ]