MEanderings, Turning 50

Shades of Grace: In the Shadow of Mt Rainier

After a tearful goodbye to Auburn friends, and then a family goodbye at our Cousins' Camp, we all landed safely in Washington. Brent, his dad, and a friend drove a moving truck across the country with our "stuff". If Brent were telling this part, he would definitely add that it was a wondeful week together. I… Continue reading Shades of Grace: In the Shadow of Mt Rainier

MEanderings, Turning 50

Shades of Grace: Orange and Blue

God provided the Auburn years exactly when we needed them. We moved to Auburn for Brent to become the pastor of Parkway Baptist Church. Another unexpected blessing (other than the fire) happened while there ... we finally had a boy. Joshua Brent Reeves was born on April 30, 1997 and the precious ladies of my Sunday school class hosted the… Continue reading Shades of Grace: Orange and Blue

MEanderings, Turning 50

Shades of Grace: It Really is the Thought that Counts

November 25: One month away from my 51st CHRISTmas (since I was born just a few weeks before Christmas). It always has been one of my favorite times of the year. Although "the world" tries to distract us from the Christian perspective of this season ... that is, the Reason for our celebration ... I… Continue reading Shades of Grace: It Really is the Thought that Counts

MEanderings, Turning 50

Shades of Grace: Running off the Road but Not Out of His Reach

On October 19, 1984 I had my first date with Brent Reeves.On June 15, 1985 I became engaged to Brent Reeves.On February 1, 1986 I was joined together with Brent Reeves before the LORD and our friends and family ... until death parts us.Brent and I enjoyed spending time together my Junior year at Samford… Continue reading Shades of Grace: Running off the Road but Not Out of His Reach

MEanderings, Turning 50

Shades of Grace: More than an Ocean of Ink Needed

Could we with ink the ocean fill, and were the skies of parchment made;were every stalk on earth a quill and every man a scribe by trade;to write the love of God above would drain the ocean dry.Nor could the scroll contain the whole, though stretched from sky to sky!Less than 20 days out, with… Continue reading Shades of Grace: More than an Ocean of Ink Needed