Parent Blog 2017-07-08T22:57:23+00:00

How I Survived an MRI

     This whole thing started with a routine check of my hip replacements. I mentioned some soreness and stiffness and we were off to make an MRI appointment. Which was slightly complicated by the fact that I needed an MRI of each hip. They do not do those at the same time. You must make two appointments. Two, fifty [...]

By | July 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog - Parents|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Author Feature ~ Clinton Couzzins

IT'S FALL! Well, not quite, but the kids are going back to school and I am hearing a lot about pumpkin spice these days. To celebrate the new school year, I would like to do an author feature that is dear to my heart. Clinton Couzzins was the Vice President of his class at Lansing Central High School in 1933, [...]

Sigh…, My Doctor Says I Have to Lose 25 Pounds, Now!

January 24, 2017 I don't diet.  Like ever.  Ok, well maybe for a day or two here and there.  And, once I think I actually lasted a couple of months.  But no, never with any real seriousness.  I hate exercise.  I hate diets.  But the Doc says I have to lose 25 pounds.  Here's the thing, my cholesterol is too high [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog - Parents|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

From the Scribble in Book of Clinton James Couzzins

My grandfather on my mother's side, Clinton James Couzzins, was a plumber by trade, but we knew him as a poet at heart.  He laughed often and wrote in a journal every day. I think I will share his poetry from time to time. Since the new year is still fresh, let's start with One New Year's Ride. I don't [...]

By | January 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog - Parents|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

He Reigns!

Happy Summer friends!  I have been thinking a lot about you and how I would like to approach our friendship through this blog.  I am an author, so do I want to make this a blog about books?  I am a SAHM, so do I want to make this blog about parenting?  I am a children's minister, so do I [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog - Parents, Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Forgiveness Equalizer

  Imagine this, you have wronged someone, and now you must apologize.  You feel horrible for having wronged someone, and are dreading the humble pie you must now force yourself to consume.  For a moment, you consider hiding it under the rug, but then comes the crushing conviction of the Holy Spirit. Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without [...]

By | September 17th, 2013|Categories: Blog - Parents|0 Comments