Today's Memory Lane is all about perspective. Don't you just love perspective? I do. Perspective helps you to see things from outside your personal box and put on the lenses of others. This is a very useful gift given by God to help us learn to not be so self-focused and teaches us that our… Continue reading Get a new perspective
What a week! Much of the emotional roller coaster I plan to dump here (sorry about that, but it is my blog:-) ) and some I'm not at liberty to discuss yet. ~~~~ I discovered earlier this week that a couple of my students had lied about doing their school work last week (we homeschool, just… Continue reading Dumping the Fragments
Doesn't time just seem to fly. We have been in Alaska now for almost two months. Even though I remember driving across the country with 5 kids in the van, living in 'box land' and attempting to figure out where everything was going to go...those memories are fading fast. So many times I just let… Continue reading The Days are Fleeting
At first blush, this may not seem like a 'thankful' post, but it truly is.Last week we experienced that 'typical' military life moment. My hubby got the call that we were indeed being relocated to the other side of the USA... Alaska.It was a huge shock to us, we are currently only 2 years into… Continue reading Yep, thankful for being shaken!
This morning I ran across a blog post that inspired me! She listed her Top Ten scriptures from last year. You know, the ones that get you through the tough times, or the ones that bring you in alignment with God's Will, or the ones that remind you that you are not alone in the… Continue reading Know Your Scripture
As the Holiday season approaches, I would really like to encourage you all to pray for the soldiers coming home from a very long battle in Iraq. These guys/gals have seen some rough things because war is ugly. I may not fully agree with this article, but Ret. Chaplain Keizer, Jr. discusses some things that… Continue reading The soldiers are coming home, now what?
In chapter one of Pilgrim's Progress we met Christian who started out on a journey after reading a book that opened his eyes to the impending destruction of his town. A man named Evangelist comes to guide him towards a narrow gate. However, as he is running towards the narrow gate, he and his traveling… Continue reading Swamp of Despondency