As I write this, I am in the backseat of our minivan on the way home from our family’s 4th of July Summer vacation. For now, everyone is behaving. My heart is full, but I am unsure quite where to begin. Every patriotic holiday evokes emotion for us, but Independence Day is the happiest. It is … [Read more…]
And I want you to know that somewhere, in that mess you look at and call life, there is beauty there too. Grasp it. Hold onto it. Share it. Because it is your hope.
For the 4th of July this year, in addition to taking Ezra to a preschool parade, we planned to have a birthday party for America! Mostly for Ezra’s sake – as he LOVES birthdays, and birthday parties, and happy birthday cakes! I cannot take credit for 90% of what I’m about to post. I simply … [Read more…]
“It’s a parade for America’s Happy Birthday!!!!” As we were walking to the parade, he ran down the sidewalk. “Dere’s da parade! I’m coming, Parade! I’m coming!!!”