• Encouragement,  Life's Storms,  Mimi Moments,  Storms of Life

    A Day of Holding and Beholding

    Yesterday was the kind of day I want to remember forever! I don’t know which touched me more — getting to spend the day holding my new little grandson after his 52-day stay in NICU or beholding my daughter in her new role as a mother.  Both have done a number on my heart! As I spent the day with Luke and held him in my arms,  I strangely discovered he filled a part of my heart that I didn’t even know was empty.  How can someone so little do something so big? And, as I watched my daughter in her new role as mother, there was even more joy…

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    A Lesson in Patience

    Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.  Colossians 3:12 (NLT)   There’s just something about the moment when 7 lbs. 9 oz. of newborn snuggly softness is placed in your arms for the first time. I’d like to say I have the perfect words for such a moment. But I don’t. There are no words. Just a heart that feels likes it’s going to burst with joy and melt with love all at the same time. Definitely a moment worth celebrating and tucking away to be pulled out over and over again. This little guy…