2019 August

04 Aug: I Got This

  I recently wrote of family. My wife and I had just been with all of our descendant family. Counting ourselves, all children, spouses and grandchildren, 31 of us had gathered. My wife calls these events “Chinndigs.” As I wrote in June, we had over 600 years of life experiences represented. 31 people generate another year of experiences every 11 ½ days. There are good and bad times. You don’t experience that much life without some pain. A real bad experience hit our family just 3 hours before the SOS conference ended. I found a room in the church where the conference was being held and prayed hard. What happened to our family on that last afternoon of the conference knocked the wind out of us. Laying on the floor praying, I knew I must get back up in front of folks and continue the event. I couldn’t. Then I…