Backstory I was at the height of my career. In demand. Lots of travel, awards, attention. Then I’d return to our simple, quiet farmhouse in rural Virginia. No glitz, no spotlights. He wondered if it was enough. Click to listen or follow below to read. Daily Miracles – #015 We were sitting on the porch, […]
Backstory I can remember the day I turned to God, begging Him to give me a sign about which way I should go. I was facing a big decision with seriously conflicting pros and cons. I heard a voice in my heart reassuring me and promising, “When it’s right, you will know.” And I did. […]
Backstory We live in very rural Virginia. Of the folks our age, many were born and raised here and married their high school sweethearts. I was wondering what it felt like to have the same partner through all the different phases of life, as they did. That led to this story. Click to listen or […]
An acquaintance was bemoaning that she was starting the new year without a romantic love. She felt sad about it. So we started talking about the love that she DID have, rather than the one she lacked. What a revelation. She found she was surrounded with a love she had not recognized.
Backstory It didn’t happen just like that. There was a lot leading up to it. Joan had been in the presence of my fiancé and me for years – on vacations, on outings and at home. She was a careful observer. Now, it turns out, she was about to become a tentative adviser as well. […]
Backstory – Only Then Understand Don’t you just love it when you tell one of your children how things will be – and then they are? That’s what happened with this story. My daughter wanted me to convey all my motherly knowledge. She wanted it all at hand, the moment her baby was born. I […]