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Pray With Strangers–Even If You Don’t Really Want To

2018-02-12T15:58:42+00:00

She barely made our flight. Just before the plane door closed, she charged in, marching down the isle like a bulldozer. She wore a faded Def Leppard t-shirt, a puffy coat with a coffee stain, jeans that must've been two sizes too small and a menacing scowl. Surely, she won’t sit next to us, I thought [...]

Pray With Strangers–Even If You Don’t Really Want To2018-02-12T15:58:42+00:00

The Recipe for a Merry Christmas

2018-11-14T12:56:49+00:00

Years ago, when my great-grandmother May (whom I’m named after) got really tickled, she would laugh so hard she'd lose her top denture. The entire family would erupt into hysterical laughter and those of us who were already laughing would begin to cry and hold our sides. Thankfully, May laughed right along with us! One Christmas, [...]

The Recipe for a Merry Christmas2018-11-14T12:56:49+00:00

A Mother’s Love is the Forever Kind: What I Learned from Nancy Osman

2017-07-07T08:17:07+00:00

Nothing is small in Texas, especially sunsets. In fact, if you’re heading west at the end of the day on I-30 toward Dallas, the colors can paint that big Texas sky so vividly that it’s hard to see. Against the blazing orange, objects can easily fade to black. The Texas sun was just beginning to [...]

A Mother’s Love is the Forever Kind: What I Learned from Nancy Osman2017-07-07T08:17:07+00:00