Monthly Archives: June 2013

Joy Comes After Weeping

Psalm 30 tells me that joy comes in the morning - but first comes the weeping.I hate the weeping part - but the promise of joy gets me through it.
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Remembering Nanna

Today would be my Grandma-in-law's 104th birthday (she lived to almost 96). She loved poetry and I found this poem marked in a book of poetry she had. So, in memory of Ruth Ufford Norris:THE NEW LEAFHe came to my desk with a quivering lip;The lesson was done;"Dear Teacher, I want a new leaf," he…
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Five Years

Mary Ruth (Barr) Palmer7/3/32 - 6/13/08My mom passed away five years ago today. About a year ago I heard my pastor explain why we say passed away instead of died.Died means it's over and done with. Passed Away means they've passed from this life to the next.I know she's in a great place, but still -…
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Leon

Ivan Leon Siler, Jr.6/10/31 - 10/14/95Today would have been my father-in-law's 82nd birthday. I wonder what he would have been like? He died at the much too young age of 64. He was a bold man, a man redeemed from alcohol. A man that drove us crazy at times but was devoted to Christ and…
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