School mornings are a whirlwind of sorts by the time we get 8 people with eyes open, clothed, and fed. Then to get 6 of them out the door with lunches in hand. Somewhere in this whirlwind a little voice begins to yell, "Mom, I need dressed!" Oh yes. One got missed in the "getting clothed" part of the morning. So off to the bedroom we trot. Actually, I shuffle because my coffee … [Read more...] about These Days . . .
Happy New Year to all of you readers! I am going to be taking a break from the blog for a few weeks - perhaps even a month in January. I have some writing and presentations I need to work on - as well as bookkeeping to catch up on. The kids are back in school tomorrow and I look forward to a quiet January to read, write, study . . . and sip coffee! To bring in the New Year, … [Read more...] about Blogging Break . . . and Free Kindle Books
I made a shocking discovery last week. I am grey. Really grey. In fact, I was in denial . . . until I had sat huddled in front of the big bathroom mirror for a good number of minutes. I even went so far as to dig out my hand mirror to view this atrocity from different angles. Surely a different angle would reveal it was a bunch of blonde streaks I was seeing! I couldn't … [Read more...] about Just for Old Times Sake
I was going to quickly put up a recipe post using an oldie goldie that I tried this Christmas. However, I got to looking through pictures, then we also went sledding, and now that one post will turn into three. Or more. You're welcome. These jello squares were a new recipe I tried for Christmas. I quickly took this picture using one of the leftover squares - just … [Read more...] about Christmas and Snow
Like most women do after church is over, I was busy talking. And talking some more. I mean, hey . . . Sunday only comes once a week, and some of these people I only see once a week! That should be reason enough for all the talking. While I was so busy at this talking thing, I did not notice that my husband had moved quickly out the front door to catch a visitor before he left. For … [Read more...] about When I Give God My Home
I don't know how to say it . . . except that my heart hurts for some people right now and when I read this post from years ago, I wanted to weep. We need these men of ours to slay their dragons well. They need us to stand behind them and cheer them on. We women, who sometimes think we have nothing to do in the slaying of dragons . . . can help bring down principalities and powers. … [Read more...] about Go Slay Your Dragons, My Son [repost]