A Grandparent is Like a Farmer

A Grandparent is Like a Farmer

A farmer trudges through the field with his muck boots squishing in puddles left by an early spring rain. He grips an old hoe in his right hand, and a pouch heavy with seeds is slung over his opposite shoulder. Every movement he makes is intentional. First, he stoops...
Intentional Faith – “Stick” to God!

Intentional Faith – “Stick” to God!

When it comes to being intentional about passing faith to our grandchildren, we may feel intimidated. It is, after all, the most important thing we will ever do. But, while it is essential, it is not difficult; and most certainly something we should not fear. It can...
Abandoned Legacies

Abandoned Legacies

Was I dreaming? I floated somewhere between a dream state and the reality of a new dawn, wandering through the living room of an abandoned mansion. A shaft of sunlight sneaking through a broken window was dispersed by particles of dust. It offered little illumination,...
Standing in the Gap for Your Grandchildren

Standing in the Gap for Your Grandchildren

As I look ahead into 2017, it’s not difficult to see that our national and global situation is in turmoil. A good friend focused my attention on Isaiah 60:1-2 as a word from the Lord for the New Year:  “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord...
Finding Purpose in Grandparenting

Finding Purpose in Grandparenting

 I received the privileged gift of grandparenting as I approached my midlife season. It was exciting to become a grandparent! However, I learned that along with this gift came a sacred trust to imprint another generation with the message of God’s faithfulness....
Being Intentional & Praying Psalms 25

Being Intentional & Praying Psalms 25

I write for the Legacy Coalition and for a few reasons – one, I love being a grandma and everything about it, and two, I love to write and so the two things just seem to go together. But even more than these two reasons, I write because, most importantly, as I focus...
Fingernail Polish and Bike Rides

Fingernail Polish and Bike Rides

One of my biggest responsibilities as a grandparent is supporting my kids as they raise their own children. That means not to argue about their family rules or to make comments about those rules. Because my kids and their spouses all love the Lord and desire to make...