A few months ago I had the privilege of being asked to write a review for a book by Shannon Upton entitled, Building Your Home: A Faithful Mom’s Guide to Organizing Home and Family. I love a good book on organization. I feel like it has been my life’s goal since my first born took… Continue reading My First Book Review
Once upon a time… There was a little girl who dreamed of being married and raising beautiful little children who would love the Lord and each other. There wasn’t a white picket fence, but there was a big oak tree with a tire swing, a creek with tadpoles, a kitchen counter with a fresh loaf… Continue reading Taking 4 Steps Back
There is a place I find myself…sometimes…it is no longer a place of deep grief, but of deep sighing. A place where I find myself needing the strengthing of a deep breath, the focus of a whispered prayer, and the hope of an all-powerful God. In the past, this place has been about me…about my… Continue reading A Deep Breath
I discovered today that a broken foot has one odd benefit. I can wear socks out of the box under my bed. It’s a box full of socks with no match, but they are ones I really like so I keep holding out hope the match will miraculously appear. So far no luck. (and… Continue reading Do You Know How to Count?
This past weekend my youngest daughters started playing basketball with a local Christian program. It’s such fun to see them playing. They’ve never played before and at times it looked like a cross between football, soccer, rugby, and wrestling. I was laughing a lot. But another feeling crept in as I sat in that gymnasium. I… Continue reading What’s Your Choice?
Recently I was interviewed for an article in an absolutely beautiful Christian magazine. It was a pleasure to speak to the interviewer and I hoped that my message would be a blessing to anyone who read the article. Unfortunately, I was not blessed by reading the article. I was distraught. I was so surprised by… Continue reading A Quiver Full of Wonderful
I’ve been learning a lot about love lately. Loving my children well. Loving my friends well. Loving my family well. Loving my Lord the best. And especially how the Lord loves me.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the God of gods, for his steadfast love endures forever.
Give thanks to the Lord of lords, for his steadfast love endures forever.
To him who alone does great wonders, for his steadfast love endures forever.
To him who by understanding made the heavens, for his steadfast love endures forever;
To him who spread out the earth above the waters, for his steadfast love endures forever; to him who made the great lights, for his steadfast love endures forever; the sun to rule over the day, for his steadfast love endures forever; the moon and the stars to rule over the night, for his steadfast love endures forever;…