A Serving of Grace

"Hurry up and get changed. We were supposed to be there 15 minutes ago!" There was never enough time... "I'm sorry. I can't read two stories tonight. Pick your favorite. I have laundry and I have to mop the floor". I was stretched way too thin ... "Tomorrow I am going to do better. Tomorrow …

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Guest Post: My Dad & I, by Joni Leimgruber

This is something new for LifeConfetti. A GUEST POST. I want you to meet Joni Leimgruber. LifeConfetti is featuring this raw, emotional blog post about the complicated relationship between father and daughter, written by Joni.  Please read these words straight from her heart, and then check out her blog to read more. Joni lives just …

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Creating Hope and Shining Light

Be joyful in hope,  Patient in affliction, Faithful in prayer.  Romans 12:12, NIV   I love that verse. It is an instruction manual for navigating through difficult times. Even during our darkest hours; when we have faith, we have hope. Set your mind on things above. And even in the midst of our trials; with …

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Keeping His Memory Alive

Every month, I take gift bags to my local cancer center, the same place where I had treatment the first time I was diagnosed, and where I go for monthly bloodwork, injections, and appointments.  Although I would love to do more, I can't take bags for all the patients, but I take a dozen bags …

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What’s Left Behind

  In the middle of the night, I heard the low rumble grow into a deafening blast that shook the whole house.  Seconds later, the wind whipped into the windows, demanding to gain entrance.  A wall of rain edged closer, like a 1000-man infantry marching into town. As the storm blew through, I pulled the …

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