Christianity · Uncategorized

How my nine year old son is an example to me (and you, too)

♥ Be still my heart ♥ My nine year old son and my two year old ‘baby’ girl. Together. Often joined at the hip. With six children they have built in friends. Sometimes they get along and sometimes they do not. Some are closer to one more than another. While I am grateful they do…… Continue reading How my nine year old son is an example to me (and you, too)

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Day 18: Praying for your husband

Are you just joining us now? If you are, welcome!  We are in the middle of 31 days of praying for our husbands.   Day 18 Pray that your husband will have an eternal perspective—living in light of eternity. Pray that he will reject materialism and temporal values and put God first in his life.…… Continue reading Day 18: Praying for your husband

Christianity · frugality · Uncategorized

Credit score, I don’t need no stinking credit score!

Once upon on a time there was a girl who graduated college and was excited to begin her future.  With stars in her eyes and a wedding ring on her left hand, she landed her first teaching job and bought her first home with her new husband. The new husband was a design engineer and…… Continue reading Credit score, I don’t need no stinking credit score!

Christianity · parenting · Uncategorized

But I had plans…..

I slept in this morning until 5:41. I knew I had a lot to do today, but figured I would still be able to get it all done. Early mornings are my best time to get things done because nobody is awake to distract me. I did my typical morning routine. Made Brian’s lunch. Put…… Continue reading But I had plans…..

Christianity · grief · Uncategorized

Appreciating grief

“Mommy, do you remember how soft his hair was?” “Mommy, he is so cold, I need to keep him warm. Can I have another blanket please?” “He sounds like he is singing” “I could have held him forever” “I love him” “I miss him, Mommy” “When will I see him again” This next month will…… Continue reading Appreciating grief

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Lost Fitbit, stinky garbage, and not so innocent two year old….

  We had guests all weekend. We had plans all weekend. I look forward to times like this because I know I will get my steps in on my Fitbit. I don’t know about you, but I love my Fitbit. My wrist feels naked without it. I am addicted to checking my steps and progress […]

Christianity · Uncategorized

Lost Fitbit, stinky garbage, and not so innocent two year old….

  We had guests all weekend. We had plans all weekend. I look forward to times like this because I know I will get my steps in on my Fitbit. I don’t know about you, but I love my Fitbit. My wrist feels naked without it. I am addicted to checking my steps and progress…… Continue reading Lost Fitbit, stinky garbage, and not so innocent two year old….