Memorial Day. Remembrances.  Sacrifice.
My dad served in the Navy during World War II.
In keeping with my blog tradition of posting a poem written by my dad on or near special days, his prose is below. And to mark the beginning of summer, I am sharing a picture of one of my dad’s favorite places…The Lake. Happy Memorial Day. I pray you are enjoying some time with your family. ~Lori


“Whenever I return to the CABIN
 I am filled with the strongest feeling that something that was lost is found.” Robert Appel
Dear Lord,
Perhaps I will find
Within this place,
Some joy, some peace
Some hope, some grace.
Perhaps I will find
Strength and courage too,
Enough to face tomorrow
Surely my spirit renew.
Perhaps I will find
within these walls,
Thy blest dominion Lord
Clearly my soul recalls.
But best of all
Here I now find,
Thy very presence Lord
and yesterdays are left behind.
……Rockman 5/26/97
Memorial Day
Thank you, Vets. Freedom isn’t free.
Thank a Vet today.


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Lori Wildenberg is a licensed parent and family educator, parent coach, and co-founder of 1Corinthians13 She has written 6 books including Messy Journey: How Grace and Truth Offer the Prodigal a Way Home; The Messy Life of Parenting: Powerful and Practical Ways to Strengthen Family Connections; and her most recent book, Messy Hope: Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety, Depression, or Suicidal Ideation. Contact Lori for your next event or for parent consulting or parent training courses. Lori can also be found mentoring over at the MOMS Together Group on Facebook.

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