Thursday, September 14, 2017

Family--It's What I Do

I was recently the guest poster on a friend's blog. She asked me to write about "something that embodies who you are, what your blog is and who Christ is in you." It wasn't till I started writing that I realized how that all comes together in my life. 
Summer is a godly single woman who seeks to be all she can in Christ and encourage other women to do the same. I hope you enjoy what I wrote and check out her blog to read her writing as well.

When we were newlyweds, I remember listening to two sets of new grandparents try to outdo each other about how long they had each held that new grand baby. “I just held her for 45 minutes!” “Well, I got to hold her on Tuesday for two hours straight!” I turned to my husband and said, “We are never living in the same city as both sets of parents!”

That was a safe bet, my parents were in California and my husband’s in Chicago and we were headed to South America as missionaries
Fast forward thirty-five years: All six of us live in a small city in Iowa. Also in town are my youngest daughter and son, his wife and daughter—soon to be two daughters! That’s an age range of 0 to 91!
When we moved back to the states after twenty-four years on the mission field we came to a ministry based out of the college where my father-in-law was a Professor Emeritus in a city only fifty miles from...to continue reading click here



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2 comments:

  1. Family is important to me as well.

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  2. I love how family extends and grows with each generation - we live 2hrs away from our adult kids and our little granddaughter - I miss the closeness.

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