Category: Ivan

06/22/15

Permalink 06:05:00 am, by Mary Email , 198 words
Categories: Ivan, Family, Parenting, America

You Can Start Over

I got the call as I was walking into the karate dojo for an early afternoon lesson with our youngest son. It was my middle son’s first grade school teacher. She wasn’t happy. I could hear the frustration in her tone and she made no attempt to hide it. I… more »

12/22/14

Permalink 06:39:00 am, by Mary Email , 693 words
Categories: Everyday Life, Ivan, Family, Friends

A Lamp Unto My Feet

With a dozen fresh cinnamon rolls in hand, we piled out of the car to deliver them to expecting friends. The lights on their house made it very clear how to get to their front door and the side walk stretched welcoming from the driveway where each of m… more »

04/10/14

Permalink 10:01:00 am, by Mary Email , 909 words
Categories: Everyday Life, Ivan, Family, Parenting

Don't Wait

Dear Seniors at MJCA, I am a mom of a fourth grader, a second grader and a kindergartener at MJCA. Yesterday in the elementary chapel, some of you made an appearance to talk about your elementary school years and to answer questions that the young c… more »

09/26/13

Permalink 01:01:00 am, by Mary Email , 1224 words
Categories: Everyday Life, Owen, House, Ivan, Aron, Arden Court, Parenting, Writing, Friends, True To Life Stories, America

Followed by Mercy

In a matter of minutes I was presented with two scenarios, I am either a poor example of protection and security over my children, or a rich one. more »

08/26/13

Permalink 01:00:00 am, by Mary Email , 899 words
Categories: Everyday Life, Owen, Ivan, Aron, Marriage, Family, Parenting, Writing, Friends

My Everything

I see so many quotes, articles, messages, letters, all sorts of wordy ways to say how important someone is to someone else. I understand it's important to communicate these things. I understand how heartfelt and sincere everyone is. I can't jo… more »

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