Come and read reflections of love and hope as I open to you the treasures of my heart.
Living in the middle of our circumstances is the hardest place. How wonderful it would be if all days were fresh new beginnings or satisfying endings. Ah, but then we wouldn't need faith, would we? The silhouette of my tiny granddaughter, Aria, toddling down the...read more
Speaking gift. How do you know you have one? Most of the time they're mirrored by our character and personal traits and are apparent to all. Here is the obvious about my five-year-old granddaughter, Adeline. We had a day out on the town. Throughout, she walked up to...read more
Love Test and Illusion #1. You give birth or adopt your children, and when the last child turns 18 or 21 you believe your work is done— the most of it anyway. For the first time in years you have your own life and an assignment from God, a purpose to live out beyond...read more
Mama’s gone. Shouldn’t I see heaven open or angels kiss her cheek? The room felt the same. I brushed the back of my hand across her face. Cold. Her hands? Still warm. A single ache arose. “Mama...” Long illnesses take their toll. Weariness numbs. The hospice nurse...read more
When we think of God the Father, we must remember He did not leave us orphans. I snuggled closer into Great Granny Adams’ ample bosom, the smell of her body powder tickling my nose. My gaze searched the church sanctuary. So big. Mama’s coppery hair glistened just...read more
Ann McCauley married her sweetheart, Randy, forty-one years ago. The McCauleys have seven children (one in heaven), four internationally adopted from South Korea, the Philippines, and Siberia. Ann’s first stories were published by Baker/ Revell in the book, Loved by Choice—True Stories That Celebrate Adoption. The addition of each child to the McCauley home gave Ann the greatest personal satisfaction. She was born to be a mother. She’s learned so much about human nature, the crippling of insecurity, the power of love, the gentle greatness of the Heavenly Father, and her experiences add richness to every book project and speaking opportunity.