Category Archives: Family

With a Different Measure

Recently I read my umpteenth public post of romantic gushing from one long-married partner to the other. This one was after 34 years, and was the husband, no less. It was sweet. Some of my closest friends and church family … Continue reading

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Written In

Pater, He calls Him. Father. Author of family, animated by the same spirit as Himself. One who has infused His own spirit into others. Stained and imperfect child, sibling of the Son, I am written into this holy family by … Continue reading

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Choosing to Laugh

It’s October 18, 2010, a Tuesday. I laugh instead of cry. That’s what I choose on the day my father does not remember who I am. He sits in my living room and spends an hour looking at pictures trying … Continue reading

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