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
It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High to declare your steadfast love in the morning and your faithfulness by night. Psalm 92:1-2 This is really what it is all about. Don't worry this post is not about the hokey pokey. It is not about … Continue reading That’s What It’s All About!
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit Amen Our help is in the name of the Lord who made heaven and earth If you, O Lord, kept a record of sins, O Lord, who could stand? But with You there is forgiveness; therefore You are feared. -Lutheran … Continue reading Forgiveness through the week
My kids are ridiculously competitive with each other. If one does something during the day where the other three did not go notes are compared. They also compare notes about what they are 'super good' at. If one says that he can run the fastest the other three will claim they are faster or will … Continue reading Parts and Pieces