Merry’s Heart

Not my normal post today but then we have had some exciting things happening in our family this year and I wanted to share a bit on my blog today. We have been blessed with daughter-in-law Deb Caligirui who added her own special Cagan seasoning to our Yankee family. It has been amazing as we…

Meeting Dad

As a father  shows compassion to His children so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear Him. Psalm 103:13 ESV Back in 1966 when I was 15 I met my dad outside a family courtroom. That day he came to contest my mom’s plan for my adoption by my step father. I really had…

Have You Been Adopted?

Have You Been Adopted? God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure.  Ephesians 1:5 NLT “Have you asked Jesus into your heart Madeline?” I asked our grand-daughter as she sat on…

More Please!

He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?  Romans 8:32 ESV Most of us remember the scene from Oliver Twist as Oliver stands in line with a tin bowl in his hand waiting for someone to give…

Full Custody

When most people say, “I really didn’t know my father,” what they really mean is “I had a terrible relationship,” or “My dad hardly talked to me” In my case it meant that he was like someone I had met once in a dream. Until I was 15 years old he was only able to…