Day 25: Dear Need

Day 25 in the Dear Gratitude project is submitted by yours truly :). Dear Need, I first remember meeting you, Need, when my father fell from his heroic platform in my mind. Grappling with drug addiction, he stood in our living room in Augusta, Kansas, in 1984, and admitted that he had fallen for Caroline.... Continue Reading →

BFFs

2 sweet 2 B 4 gotten. LYLAS. BFFs. Remember those notes between friends back in the 80s? I have a collection of them between me and my best friend, MeLissa. My friend MeLissa and I have been friends for forever. We met in first grade at Rose Hill Elementary School in Rose Hill, Kansas. We... Continue Reading →

Who’s who

Knowing who's who makes a big difference--specifically, knowing Who is God and who is not. I memorized Psalm 100, a psalm for giving thanks, in first grade in order to earn a special ribbon-like bookmark in Sunday School class. This bookmark was the first in a collection of hundreds. Each time I look at the... Continue Reading →

The bigger picture

Special thanks to guest writer and lifelong friend, Mark Egan, for today's post. I’ve driven to St. Mary’s, Kansas, and found a diner by the name of “Froggy’s.” It came highly recommended by the young lady at the gas station next door. I’d somehow driven past it looking for a restroom and some food. It’s... Continue Reading →

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