Making the Most of the Time

My mom recently made the observation that about one-third of the time we have with our oldest son Luke living in our home is gone. Over. Poof. Well, how did that happen? Cue the tears because that was a fast six years that we will never get back. Luke has moved from babyhood to boyhood…

Then and Now

When we were home last, my sister-in-law passed along a sweet little outfit that belonged to Adam’s dad as a baby. I believe that PawPaw and every Rice boy born since has had a picture made in this outfit. Or in L’s case, 50+ pictures made in the outfit. Because I have a picture problem…

Granddaddy

My heart is heavy tonight because my Granddaddy is sick. So very sick. The cancer has taken over his body, and it has happened so fast. He doesn’t have much time left. Cancer. . . it’s a devilish thing. It seems that losing grandparents has become too frequent an occurrence for us over the past…

Grandy’s Homecoming Day

One year ago today, our precious Grandy went home to be with Jesus. Today, I’ve been remembering her—the person she was and the legacy she left. What a beautiful woman, inside and out. I’m so thankful. Say a little prayer for my Papa today. I feel sure it will be a hard day for him.

Well Done!

Well done, good and faithful servant.  Aren’t those the words that every true believer prays to hear upon meeting the Father in Glory? I am quite confident that Gene Rice, Adam’s beloved “Papa,” was greeted with those words when he entered the presence of his Heavenly Father early on the morning of January 25, 2012….

Thinking Generationally

Nothing in this world made my Mama Grace more proud than her three grandchildren (my two younger siblings and myself). And, trust me, she had plenty else in her life to be proud about. Boy, she loved to show us off. I remember one particular holiday season quite a few years ago when she dragged…