Blue Christmas

(written for December 21, 2012) Shortly after my mom died, some friends bought a nice wooden and iron bench for our yard in memory of her. It sits under the mulberry tree behind our house and I like to go sit out there in the evening sometimes.  It is quiet place and a place I’ve set … More Blue Christmas

Longest Night

December 20, 2014 Tomorrow night is the longest night of the year. When I get to this point in the year, I can almost feel my bones beginning to ache for sunshine and warmth. As we gathered at Earl Huse’s graveside this past Wednesday, a cold rain was falling and we shivered as we prayed … More Longest Night