This fall I get to walk through a study with an awesome group of women that will take us though the whole bible. (Seamless by Angie Smith-see the link at the bottom of the page). Since we are doing this I decided to attempt to read (most of) the bible in 12 weeks. By some … Continue reading Reading and Wrestling the Bible
I am going into week 5 of this reading plan and I am in shock I am on track. I'm not what you would call an organized or structured person so staying on task or keeping a schedule are not usually my gifting. Hopefully I am better at impromptu coffee dates with friends and noticing … Continue reading Reading (most of) The Bible in 12 weeks
This morning I had the opportunity to ask forgiveness from every one of my family members even the dog. Obviously our morning was not a banner one. I didn't set my alarm today. The plan was to get up with my hubby instead of having reading and getting ready in a quiet house time. Around … Continue reading Friend, Your sins are forgiven.
I have heard the phrase many times: "Preach the gospel at all times. When necessary use words." -St. Francis of Assisi It is from a long time ago. St. Francis of Assisi is attributed with saying it. It's great for our day in age when we can only tweet so many characters. It would fit … Continue reading Living life as an Example
"When I'm a mom my kids will wake up in the morning. I will ask what they want to do and then we will do that thing." ---This is what my six year old informed me that her future would look like. It's pretty simple. A request is made or an idea is presented and … Continue reading Do that thing
If Nike was in need of some serious publicity they have gotten it in recent days. Our social media feeds are FULL of articles about the recent ad featuring a certain football player. I do have to say that some of the spoof meme's that have been produced because of this up roar have been … Continue reading Just Do…EVERYTHING?
Pounding his finger into his chest our oldest declared with conviction "I can kick the kickball the farthest in this family." Shortly after he added a stipulation. "Well at least of the kids in our family I can kick it the hardest and farthest." "ME, ME, I can kick it the best-est" proclaimed number three … Continue reading Jesus and Kickball
Our routine lately has been my hubby reads to and puts the boys to bed and our girl and I read and I tuck her in. Occasionally we switch things up though and I get the boys and Dad gets quality time with the girl , we are wild and crazy like that....hahaahaha! There are … Continue reading A Two Year Old’s Prayer
After 20 or so years the smell of a giant can of green beans warmed up for hungry Elementary kids still smells the same. The smell also does not leave immediately, it lingers. It smells 'fresh' but at the same time metallic. It was a smell that brought warm emotions and pieces of memories of … Continue reading Suppose to…
It is usually difficult for me to pick anything that is my favorite. I can drive my husband nuts when we are deciding where to eat. But picking my favorite book from this summer was a breeze. It wasn’t because I didn’t read good stuff. I discovered a new favorite author, Kathleen Norris. I actually … Continue reading Favorite Summer Book