God Numbers Our Days

When he was ten years old, my husband contracted strep throat.  With no money to pay for a doctor, his parents let the virus run its course. Instead of improvement, the disease spiraled, and his fever climbed.  The desperate parents finally sought the help of a physician. When the doctor saw how ill the child […]

When A Marriage Dies

I received a Christmas letter about two weeks after the holiday.  I knew the writer immediately.  She and I had been friends for almost forty years.  She’d raised four sons and every Christmas her greeting would arrive late. Her news would always giggle off the page, her letters filled with stories of the antics of […]