Peace Words

More than 300 devotionals are available here. They begin with Renewed, Retired, and A Happy Childhood Posts are excerpts from Trading Fathers, my award-winning memoir. Free PDF:  Trading Fathers The devotionals usually address some aspect of our intimacy with Papa-God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. These short meditations will help you understand yourself and God …

We Will Both Give an Account

When my father was in the grip of his anger, only his tears expressed his pain. That morning, when I realized that my hatred had hurt him, I wrote an apology. “Please forgive me for those years of hatred. God doesn’t give me the prerogative to hate, no matter what.” A week later, on the …

Crazy-making Parents

“I understood his following my mother in her foray into oblivion. I didn’t jump into the fray either. My father didn’t make any sense, and my mother wouldn’t talk at all. This is why we don’t visit, I thought. They are too crazy-making. Is my father loading a gun, while his wife and son-in-law discuss …