I can’t believe we’re about to celebrate the beginning of a new year! What happened to 2021? I remember when this year began, I was so ready for a fresh start, so hopeful for something easier. I’m not sure I would call the last year easier, would you? It felt like more of the same, … Continue reading Let’s Make it a Happy New Year!
It finally arrived. The end of summer. Vivian dreaded the family meeting they’d scheduled after supper; she wasn’t at all excited about the idea of going back to Palm Beach. She’d talked to a realtor about putting the house on the market, this was one bit of news she had to tell the kids tonight. … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part sixteen)
The long days of summer were nearly over and the corn stalks were as tall as she was. Vivian had taken a break after morning chores to walk the fields and think over all that had happened in the months since they’d arrived. It seemed impossible that they were facing the beginning of August. She … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part fifteen)
The long summer days bled into one another and in no time it was the fourth of July. The small town of Lawrenceville showed up big for this holiday; there were flags flying and red, white and blue banners on every street corner. Vivian was walking through the aisles studying the shelves at the local … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part fourteen)
Russell Crow was especially enthusiastic on this bright and early Sunday morning; he crowed like his life depended on it. The sun was just starting to peek over the horizon but Vivian had been awake long before the rooster or the sunrise. After the family meeting the night before, the one where they’d all agreed … Continue reading Blessed Assurance: A Story of Hope (part thirteen)