Posts filed under: Family

The Daughters’ Inheritance

The three daughters had a remarkable life. Their family’s prosperity and privilege granted the daughters a certain level of freedom and opportunity, which allowed them to visit the homes of...

Writing our Stories

When our boys were little they treasured our story times. Especially after dinner, when they were bathed, now in their pyjamas, we’d gather together on our living room couch. The...

A Transformative Dinner Discussion

I am delighted to have one of my articles “A Transformative Dinner Discussion” published on “Around the Table” today! “It started just before dinner. As our three teenaged sons began...

A Grand Inheritance

My two grandsons, both around a year and half old, are in the developmental stage where they are astutely watching everything around them. They seem especially interested in observing people....

With Love, Ruth and Naomi

The three widows were travelling down the dusty, dirt road. And suddenly, they stopped, and began to talk. And as they talked they began to weep, clinging to each other....

Rewriting A Legacy

His dark eyes glared, his face flushed, his breathing heavy. Agitated, he could barely sit still. A teacher had brought him to my office, because she had caught him fighting...

Writing a Legacy with our Lives

As the child grew, he watched his parents. And through them he learned a lot about how to navigate life. Some of what he learned he kept when he became...

Listening to Hear

Shortly after we were married my husband and I had an argument about communication. It started when I was sharing something that was extremely important to me. While he was...

Truth Telling

He stared at me. He leaned across the table towards me and asked, “Are you saying she is prejudiced?” I was caught off-guard by my brother’s frank question. I hesitated....

Holding Things Loosely

Hold on. Hold hands. Hold close. Hold back. Hold tight. We have a tendency to grasp too tightly. Especially when something has captured our hearts. Such as when we love...