So Much Bitter, So Much Sweet

Once upon a time, I broke a longish blog silence with a post about homeschooling, public schooling, and depression. And I sat back and wondered . . . what will people say? Honestly, most of the time people don’t say much about my blog posts. Maybe I’ll get a couple of likes, a couple of […]

Monday Meanderings 4

Welcome to my fancy redecorated  blog! I’ve been thinking it was time for a facelift, and I’ve been wanting to take the kids’ faces off the front page as my focus has shifted from mostly posts about my family to mostly posts of a spiritual nature. My amazing friend Mindy has this journaling Bible that […]

ACTS of Prayer, part 3– Thanksgiving

Gratitude is unspeakably important in our lives as believers. Thanksgiving in prayer is an opportunity to thank God not just in general, but specifically—for things He is doing in our lives, for blessings we see and hold in our hands day by day.

Sunday Blessings, Episode 3

1. Spur-of-the-moment potlucks. Don’t mess with the Church Ladies. We know how to bring the baked goods. 2. Encouraging words. 3. Laughing together as a family. 4. Knowing there is no such thing as goodbye when we have Jesus in common. 5. Long conversations with girlfriends. 6. “When We All Get to Heaven” 7. Being […]

Little Blessings on a Sunday

“Have you lost weight? Your face looks thinner!” New friends, and their kids, joining us for lunch. Fellowship with strangers as brothers and sisters in the Lord. 🙂 Sugar free coffee caramel Werther’s. Sitting by my husband in church, thanks to a guest speaker– it doesn’t happen very often! Naps. Always naps. The sounds of […]