Gifts

The Gift of Unanswered Prayers

The Gift of Unanswered Prayers

We’ve lived here at Clucky Dickens Farm just about six years now. Can you even believe that? Me neither. It was around this time six years ago when we spent our first night on this farm that we didn’t quite yet own. We were waiting […]

The Gift of A Bowl of Corn

The Gift of A Bowl of Corn

There in the middle of our dining room table sat a bowl of sweet corn. It was a special bowl of sweet corn, but not because of how it was served—perfectly plump kernels filling my great-grandma’s pink and white flowered china bowl with the muted […]

The Gift of Perspective

The Gift of Perspective

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. A new friend and I stand together talking about life and such things when the topic comes […]

The Gift of Community

The Gift of Community

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. When my husband and I got married almost two decades ago, he moved me to A Certain […]

The Gift of Our Silence

The Gift of Our Silence

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. Sometimes we don’t know what to say. Sometimes there are no words. And sometimes our silence is […]

The Gift of a Dog’s Friendship

The Gift of a Dog’s Friendship

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. A few years ago, my husband and I sat in the vet’s office, hearing the words I […]

The Gift of an Open Door

The Gift of an Open Door

** This post is part of a 14 day series. To read more of my “The Gift of…” posts, scroll to the bottom of this post for links. “Close the door!” I can’t tell you how many times I say this when the temps are […]