the year’s last, loveliest smile.”

-William Cullen Bryant


Foster Grandmas

I have three grandmas. One is my mom’s mother, one is my father’s mother, and one is my “adopted” granny. Not to confuse you; it is not a legal adoption. It is our sweet way of saying how much we love each other and what type of role we play in each other’s lives. Fitting for my family, right? Since my family takes in foster children, these women get to be “foster grandmas”. It is a role they all embrace and fulfill in their own way.

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Take Strength and Remember

“Just remember, life will not always be this way.”

A wise woman told me that.

It is like a breath of fresh air in the midst of busyness. Not that I do not know the promises of God or do not see how He sustains me. I know all that. The phrase just helps me in the day-to-day moments, when I have a long to-do list and an ohmygoodness-I-forgot-the-pot-of-boiling-water-on-the-stove type of morning.

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