An Unexpected Lesson in Gratitude

A pill bottle sits next to my laptop. The label is fading. The dispense date is June 2006. A prescription for 15 pills. Canine pills. For Holly, collie mix. The pills are Deramaxx. This afternoon I decided to clean out the medicine cabinet. As I filtered through the medications, checking expiration dates, I came across…

One Year Later: A lesson in faith

It’s been a year since Holly died. And my heart still hurts. I miss her so much. The Sunday after she was gone, we went to church as usual, even though I didn’t want to get out of bed much less get dressed and go anywhere public. I had no interest in the service, the…