Photo: Dreamstime She walked down the brightly lit hallway her slow steps muted by the industrial carpet and low conversations in the nurses station. Her frail frame weighted down by the knowledge that this would be the last time she would see her husband of more than 70 years.
Photo: Stock.xchng When 13-year-old Natalie Gilbert was asked to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner” at a nationally televised NBA Western Conference playoff game, it was a dream come true. But what happened on the day of her performance was more like a nightmare. On April 25, 2003, Natalie bravely stood alone at mid-court in Portland’s Rose Garden Arena
Photo: Studiomill I have to admit that I often feel heavily weighted with the responsibility of my role as a parent. God has entrusted me with the enormous task of leading my children to Him. He created them and then placed them in my care to train them up in the way that they should go (Proverbs 22:6) though, honestly, some days I’m not even certain of the way I should go, let alone them
Photo: Dreamstime My son graduated from college two years ago and found a job on the west side of town. His commute from my house to his job was over an hour one-way; he soon found a place on that side of town. It means I see him a lot less frequently, generally on Saturday or Sunday, when he comes over for dinner