Ah, the family reunion ... anticipated by some, dreaded by a few and ignored by many. 'Tis the season. I just returned from mine and I agree with George: “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” -George Bernard Shaw Reunion defined: a gathering of friends, or associates at regular intervals or after separation. My mother's… Continue reading Family Reunion 2017
Candy blogs: Everyone wants Christmas to be meaningful. We say it every year. I certainly have. We long for Christmases past. I have very strong memories of Christmases at my grandparents’ house in northern Idaho, with all the aunts & uncles and cousins. After eight hours of driving ... down the last stretch of dirt road …… Continue reading The Gift of Presence
Candy blogs: Last night I dug out a book I hadn't looked at in a while. Inside was an envelope with my random mixture of abbreviations and old shorthand phrases. A couple of years ago we were traveling and I had heard a song on the radio that completely drew me in at the time.… Continue reading Alive with Color
Candy blogs: Once again, I have missed sharing on this blog for too long. This has been a year of huge changes in our lives. I have had to take myself up on my own advice by working intentionlly on rest and balance. And our pastor has been teaching on Sabbath rest. What a blessing… Continue reading Sabbath Rest
Candy blogs: See, Candy? You're not the only one at Wal-Mart at 5:45 a.m. There are many other people here snatching bits of time for family needs. See Candy? I am answering your prayers for provision through honorable work. See Candy? My plans for you don't preclude your inner circle ... your immediate family and… Continue reading See Candy?