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Apr
26

Sunday’s Scripture

When I originally started this blog, one regular feature that I had hoped would be most encouraging for all of us was Sunday’s Scripture. You can read about the beginnings here. Please do go back and read it so I don’t have to repost the information, okay? Thank you. Unfortunately, as I posted earlier, “things” …

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Apr
24

Artwork

This little boy seems to always have a notebook and a pen/crayon/pencil in his hand. Sometimes he draws, sometimes he writes notes. But always with a purpose. We have listed our flat in Kyiv for sale, and we have been strongly advised to take all personal effects away…especially the family pictures. Oh, my. Our walls …

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Apr
20

Parting is such sweet sorrow

I find my eyes suddenly welling up with tears. No predicting when. I have no control. Why? Good grief. You’d think I’d be used to this by now. All because this morning we took three of our grandchildren and their parents to the airport for their return flight to America. They hadn’t been with us …

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Apr
18

Grandparenting from afar

Not too surprisingly, one of the first questions I am asked when I mention my grandchildren is “How do you do it? I mean, how can you be so far from your grandchildren? I could never do that…” My first response is that maybe you weren’t called to be so far away. I have been. …

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Apr
15

Long time, no post

Wait! What? How long ago? Seriously? My last post was nearly a year ago? So, what happened? LOTS took place. In fact, more than I could document! I have to admit that I had a silent challenge that was preventing me from feeling like I could move forward with this blog. Nothing serious, mind you, …

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Jun
17

Grandchildren bound: From Kyiv, Ukraine to Salisbury, Maryland

I’ve been off the radar here for over a week — except for Sundays. This was NOT my plan as I began a new venture into blogging, but life took some twists and turns last week and I simply had no energy at all to consider posting. On Friday, June 7, I flew from Kyiv, …

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Jun
15

Sunday’s Scripture: Praying for the Grandchildren

(I want to know which Scriptures you personally are praying for your grandchildren. It will be my privilege to share these verses with everyone on subsequent Sundays. If you choose to briefly explain why you choose the verses you do, or have a short testimony concerning the verses, please share!) Today is Father’s Day and …

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Jun
9

Sunday’s Scripture: Praying for the Grandchildren

(I want to know which Scriptures you personally are praying for your grandchildren. It will be my privilege to share these verses with everyone on subsequent Sundays. If you choose to briefly explain why you choose the verses you do, or have a short testimony concerning the verses, please share!) I’m enjoying hearing from grandparents …

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Jun
2

Grandma’s Briefs

First of all, you have to love a blog entitled “Grandma’s Briefs.” I mean, don’t you? Because of my new blog, I have been looking around to find like-minded grandparents — ones who post encouraging articles, ones who brag about their ‘grands,’ ones whose sites are just fun to visit. Ones who inspire me, challenge …

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Jun
1

Sunday’s Scripture: Praying for the Grandchildren

(I want to know which Scriptures you personally are praying for your grandchildren. It will be my privilege to share these verses with everyone on subsequent Sundays. If you choose to briefly explain why you choose the verses you do, or have a short testimony concerning the verses, please share!) One of my favorite grandmother …

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