My Family

Yesterday, we had lunch with Aunt Lesta. Cousin Todd and his wife Melinda are moving to pastor a church in Nebraska.

We ate with my mother-in-law, 2 aunts, 4 cousins, and 1 grandchild. There was a lot of laughter and no tears! We are all excited for Todd and Melinda.

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Reading the Bible makes me appreciate our extended families! I know how lucky we are. Jephthah, a judge in the Bible, did not have happy family dinners.

Judges 11:7, “But Jephthah said to the elders of Gilead: ‘But you hate me. You kicked me out of my family home. So why are you coming to me now? Because you are in trouble. Right?’ ” The Message

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Aunt Lesta brought small gifts for the ladies. The “old-fashioned” among us, (Yes, that’s me!), exchanged Christmas cards.

The grandchild asked, “Hey, how do I get one of those?”

“Send one to me,” I replied.

You get what you give.

Do you send Christmas cards?

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