Category Archives: Grandparenting

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The Cross Says Jesus Loves Me

Last week my little granddaughter, Layla, was in the study rummaging through a bookshelf.  She found an old paperback with a stained glass window and a cross on the front cover.  She immediately said, “Nana!  This Jesus loves me!”  Out of the mouth of babes!  Such a profound theological idea proclaimed so simply! The cross  most certainly […]

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Blessings of Motherhood

Thirty years ago I began a new journey – I became a mother.  I was blessed with not one child with my first pregnancy, but with two perfect daughters.  Back in 1980, ultrasounds were just beginning to be used and since safety tests were inconclusive, my doctor was conservative in his use of them so I was unaware […]

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A Life Too Short

My last post, on March 11, was entitled “Gonna Be Nana Again”.  It was about the exciting news that my son and his wife were expecting  a baby in October.  Last week they went to a routine doctor’s appointment hoping to hear the heartbeat for the first time, only to find out that the baby’s heart had […]

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Gonna Be Nana Again

We have recently received the joyous news that we’re going to be grandparents again! Our son and his wife are expecting a baby in October.  We have such anticipation for this wonderful new addition to our family! Nearly 3 years ago when my first grandchild was born, I was in the delivery room with my […]

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“You must teach your children”

Sunday was a wonderful day at our church.  We baptized 6 children and also had the Lord’s Supper.  It was a very special service.  My daughter was one of the children as well as my nephew.  These children had learned about the saving grace of our Lord and accepted Him as Lord and Saviour.  What […]

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Today’s Grandmothers

The problems and challenges of being a grandmother in this day and age are so very different than that of my own grandmothers!  Back in the ’50’s and ’60’s, care of grandchildren basically consisted of supervising playtime, doctoring boo-boo’s, baking cookies, and refereeing disputes.  In this day of blended families, single parent homes, emotionally and physically abused […]

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