I remember sitting down to write this post. I am very happy to report that this phase has ended, and the beauty of the deeper relationship with an adult child is in full swing! Originally posted April 2012 I am quite thankful that God grants the good with the bad. I know it may seem… Continue reading The good with the bad.
Last year during the initial months of the Covid quarantine, I discovered an author and series that I am enjoying quite a bit! I've always been a fan of Fairy Tales, even as a young reader. While living in Germany, I had the amazing experience of traveling with Grimm Fairy Tale route with my children… Continue reading The Timeless Fairy Tale
I do love looking back over past posts and remembering the events that sparked them. This one does indeed stick out for me. I remember those nights when the kids would all show up due to whatever was happening in their world. They don't do that anymore, so sad! Originally published Aug 12, 2010 the… Continue reading And the Thunder Rolls
Our Women's Ministry Team asked me to speak at their December Christmas gathering back in 2020. At first I was scared to death! I do not like speaking in front of a group of people, at all! My husband can do it fearlessly. Public speaking is not my forte, so I told them I would… Continue reading Christmas Devotional
Today I am thankful for this motley crew of boys who call me mama and who have stolen my heart! They are my protectors, my snugglers, my ruffians, my emergency room lovers, my champions, my boys. They keep the testosterone running in our house, make up most of the noise here, and always keep me… Continue reading Let’s Hear it for the Boys
Have you ever read something that just slammed you in the face and wedged itself in your mind so that you couldn't ignore it no matter what you do? That happened to me last week in my Deuteronomy lesson. Deuteronomy 4 has a heading in my ESV, "Moses Commands Obedience". I don't know about you,… Continue reading Keep Your Soul Diligently