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Being a Grandpa Rocks

Being a Grandpa Rocks

Don’t you love reading about Jesus gathering the little ones in His arms? The disciples busy with ministry and filled with self-importance waved away those meddlesome parents who wanted Jesus to bless their children. Jesus was indignant and ordered his men, “permit the children to come…and do not hinder them.” Certainly children were welcome, and […]

The Power of Milk

The Power of Milk

My adorable granddaughter, Fern, is gaining height and weight, making interesting sounds, discovering that her hands can move objects to her mouth, and in general filling my heart with overwhelming joy. On a couple of occasions Fern and I have delved into deep conversation. She’s a patient listener, and her soft cooing sounds make my […]

Fern Teaches Grandpa: Lesson 1 – Take a

Fern Teaches Grandpa: Lesson 1 – Take a Nap

Some opportunities are too good to pass up, like babysitting the Granddaughter for a couple of hours. I’m glad Grama (Shawn’s chosen name) was with me as her grand-mothering skills are honed and ready. Fern loves Grama, and Grama knows just what Fern needs next. I’m not as current in that arena and still think […]