When More than a Football Game Brings us Together – Isaiah 60:4

I pulled the Blockhead box off the shelf when the kids were getting antsy. I understood their restlessness. Football doesn't hold my interest very long either, although I do cherish the times when four generations of my family come together for Duck games. Read more: https://kathysheldondavis.com/2019/10/20/when-more-than-a-football-game-brings-us-together-isaiah-604/

How One Woman Left Her Mark – Job 23:12

Have you thought about your influence continuing even after you’ve passed away? My grandmother’s legacy lives on, her existence leaving a lasting impression that still speaks to me today.  Grandma Kocher left her mark in many ways. Her first husband, my grandfather Chester Sheldon, taught school in Prosser, Washington in the late 1920s. 

I’m Not the Grandma I Thought I Would Be – Philippians 4:12-13

This isn’t how I thought grandparenting would be. My grandmothers and my mom did it so well. My own grand-mothering started out to be much like theirs, but chronic pain soon changed my course. For a few years I was able to help care for my grandchildren as I thought grandmas should.  Read more: https://kathysheldondavis.com/2019/05/30/im-not-the-grandma-i-thought-i-would-be-philippians-4-12-13/

A Snapshot of Gratefulness – Philippians 4:6-7

I played outside with my family this week. My husband, sons, and grandson shot basketballs in a game of PIG while two other grandchildren sped by on their bikes, launching themselves off the ramp. The youngest sat in the grass. A couple of times I stopped the ball from escaping, kicking it back into the … Continue reading A Snapshot of Gratefulness – Philippians 4:6-7

Being Happy with Less than Perfect – 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

As my family grows it gets harder for us to show up and sit still for a family portrait all at the same time. We're not good at staying on task, with the different ages and energy levels at play. And our colorful personalities are hard to corral to get everyone focused on the camera … Continue reading Being Happy with Less than Perfect – 2 Corinthians 12:9-10