Further Up and Further In

In C.S. Lewis book The Last BattleĀ (part of the Chronicles Of Narnia series), the characters eventually find themselves–after the battle–on the way to “Aslan’s Country”. As they near it, they begin to see its beauty, and they encourage each other to go ‘further up and further in’, where they can experience more of Aslan’s paradise […]

Could We Do It Again? Would we?

D-Day. June 6, 1944–the day on which approx. 160,000 Allied Troops landed on the shores of Normandy, France in a relentless effort to push Hitler and his troops out of France, and to take back Europe, standing against Fascism and tyranny. At least 9,000 men lost their lives in the battle…in that battle alone. However, […]

Baby Food

I remember it well…trying to feed our kids baby food when they were very little. I’d pretend that the spoon was an airplane, make the ‘flying’ noise, and try to get the spoon into the mouth (then use the spoon to gather the extra food that they’d spit out). Usually, my kids seemed to be […]