Expecting the Voice

Personal journal entry, June 26, 2023: “Even after all these years of growing up in Christ, I still have knotholes of doubt that God will speak clearly to me.” Both the Old and New Testaments emphasize Jehovah as the God Who speaks. I’ve read, heard, and memorized it, but in some situations, I don’t expect to hear from God. Why is …

Baby Ears

Somehow, it took the birth of our third grandchild before I actually witnessed an infant hearing test.    As the audiologist came into the hospital room she said quietly, “I’m going to do a hearing screening today called an auditory brainstem response.” And then as if reading our thoughts, “He’ll sleep right through it.”    Silently, I did have a little panic …

Don’t trip over your tongue

  In preparation for our overseas move, our family traveled to Austin to visit with my aunt and uncle.    The drive, equivalent to the time that it takes to get through med school, ended with two exhausted parents ready to escape close quarters as well as our own preschoolers.    My Aunt Ruby had prepared a Texas BBQ and we …