All through bible study my two year old scream sang.Cartoons, Home, Phone. Cartoons, Home, Phone. His voice would quiet, almost to the point of sleeping but would pop his head off my shoulder as soon as he realized sleep could be in his near future. I could not get him to settle down. I … Continue reading Wrestling in Church
The more I dive into these hymns the more I want to recommend them as a devotional resource and that is exactly what I'm going to do today. I would encourage you to go pick up a hymnal. In particular the Lutheran Service Book from Concordia publishing house. I say that because I love … Continue reading Come to Calvary’s Holy Mountain
As a mama who sends her kids off to school each day the mass murder in FL is the type of thing that haunts my thoughts. As a mama I never want to see this happen again. As a mama I will pray that it does not happen again. As a mama I need … Continue reading How should Mamas react to school violence?
Babies, we are babies in this picture! When my husband told me about this 60/40 rule I initially wanted to kick him in the teeth and thought it was the most unromantic thing I had ever heard him utter. We had not been married long when he revealed … Continue reading Marital Romance and the 40/60 rule.
This Sunday the gospel reading was about Jesus on the top of a mountain with his disciples and a few dead guys (Moses and Elijah). Mark 9:2-9 reads: "And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up on a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured … Continue reading Get Off The Mountain Top, Lady
"Her glasses are gone, and her pupils look like they are full of milk, but strangely they do not unnerve him. He remembers a phrase of Frau Elena's: belle laide. Beautiful Ugly." -An excerpt from Anthony Doer's book 'All the Light We Cannot See' I tried to make a chart.... but they can't be separated … Continue reading Belle Laide (Beautiful Ugly): The Christian Life
Standing at my kitchen sink thinking of the twenty tasks I'd love to accomplish for the day one of my kiddos sneaks up behind me. 'I'm sorry Mama'. Half because I think I have to much going on to dig deep into my child's heart and half because I don't want to acknowledge that they … Continue reading Is it okay?
Tiny two year old feet pounding on the floor. One warm and wrapped in a sock. The other five toes cold and making a louder slapping noise on the laminate floor. The closer he gets the louder the slapping of his foot get and the bigger his smile becomes until his cheeks push so far … Continue reading Got You!
What am I listening to All the time?...Chris Stapelton...Chris Stapelton on Pandora... Chris Stapelton on Spotify...Chris Stapelton on YOUTUBE. Chris Stapelton In the car we are listening to Hank the Cow dog. My kids adore him! We check the audio books out at the library but I'm thinking you can probably find it on Amazon. … Continue reading What Are You Listening To?
a I am an amazon prime, Google the answer, Netflix watching, if I can't wear it today why buy it instant gratification junkie. I'm not good at waiting. I'm especially bad at waiting for answers. I love google so I can have all the answers right now. Last week I googled 'Is it PMS or … Continue reading Instant Gratification