DNA, ANCESTRY, and ETERNITY

Have you ever wondered about your ancestors, who they were and where they came from? Members of my family have done on-line genealogical research, with interesting results, and they have had personal contact with distant and previously unknown relatives. If it weren’t...

Caregiving, It’s Hard!

I prayed that God would make it possible for me to spend more time with my mother during her waning years. God answered my prayer, and I now live about 5 miles from her home. I’m not a full-time caregiver, but I share some responsibilities with my brother by helping...

Family and Immigrants

FAMILY AND IMMIGRANTS     Today is my mother’s 105th birthday. Born in 1914, she is the child of immigrant parents. Her mother came to the United States with her family from a mountain village in northern Italy. Her father, a native of Cornwall, England,...

Family Musings

Summer—a time for picnics, vacations, and family reunions. I enjoy attending family reunions because it’s the only time I connect with some of my relatives, and I like being with family. I must confess, however, as each new generation appears, I lose track of who...