Growing With Baby Groot: Happy Hospital

Growing With Baby Groot: Happy Hospital

continued from: A Baby For Jill Yesterday, I spent the morning at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.  I must say, it was really good to be back in a hospital again.  I bet you don’t hear that confession every day… Boy do I love and miss the hospital atmosphere! There is nothing on earth like[…]

I Am Groot!

I Am Groot!

continued from: A Baby For Jill Monday night, was a Nani-privilege night. Hannah, aka my little baby Groot, and I spent the evening together while her parents were at their Bible study group.   I had much fun, just holding and talking to her.  Since baby Groot came to live with my daughter and son in-law,[…]

A Baby For Jill

A Baby For Jill

Once upon a time there was a little girl with blonde hair and green eyes and her name was Jillian Heather, but for short, just Jill.  She was a tenacious child, walking at only seven and a half months; crawling up the kitchen cabinets with her toes and onto the top of the fridge by[…]

No Greater Love

No Greater Love

During VBS: Go Day 5: God made children for a reason “And they spoke the word of the Lord to him and to all who were in his house” (Acts 16:32) There is a story about an orphan in Laos who became a Christian after attending a church service. The child shared the gospel with[…]

Dress Us In Your Love

Dress Us In Your Love

During VBS: Go!  Day 4: God will always love children “Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body” (Hebrews 13:3) One afternoon, I heard a young girl in a prison cell near mine crying. “I don’t like it here!”[…]

Adon Kol-ha’arets

Adon Kol-ha’arets

During VBS: Go!  Day 3: God is always with children “But I say to you, do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.  And if anyone would sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. […]

No Fear

No Fear

During VBS: Go!  Day 2: God is for all children “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward[…]

Blessing Children

Blessing Children

During VBS: Go!  Day 1: God made all children “Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray” (Matthew 19:13a) As believing parents, it has always been our greatest, almost overwhelming desire for our children to know and worship the Lord.  We wanted nothing in life more, than to[…]

Perfect Primer For Peacemaking

Perfect Primer For Peacemaking

1 Week Before VBS: Get Set! Day 5: Abigail brings peace Key Scriptures for Bible Discovery 1 Samuel 25 “Then Abigail made haste and took two hundred loaves and two skins of wine and five sheep already prepared and five seahs of parched grain and a hundred clusters of raisins and two hundred cakes of[…]

The First Overcomer

The First Overcomer

1 Week Before VBS: Get Set! Day 4:  Jesus dies and comes back to life Key Scriptures for Bible Discovery Luke 22:66-24:12 “[Jesus] said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead, and that repentance and forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in[…]


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