In a class I attended on journaling we were told we should decide whether our journals would be about real life or spiritual life. The teacher said, "It can't be both." "Wrong!" I said to myself then and now. Real life is tightly braided with spiritual life. I believe that is how it is created… Continue reading God Kisses
I enjoy making up words. I loved word play with my children. We now have several words only our family knows. Today I made up this one: FaithWaiting. FaithWaiting is different from regular waiting. All waiting is pretty excruciating. Waiting for admission to that certain college. Waiting to turn 16. Waiting for the wedding day.… Continue reading FaithWaiting
I was lingering over coffee with a friend this week when she suddenly said, "Why did God choose to come as a baby?" Yes, this is just one example of the delicious people I spend time with these days. I told her I genuinely did not know but nothing could be more surprising, unexpected or… Continue reading A Baby, Why?
Right now I'm looking at a vintage manger scene I have. It is about 4 inches tall and has just three figures in it, a camel, Joseph and Mary holding the baby. The baby is about 1/4th of an inch long. It is the only decoration I have in the room. I cannot tell you… Continue reading A Tiny Christmas
I've been so focused on stuff and space these last months. Today is the first day in well over two months that I've been home without workers here and without needing to either move items into my house or back out of it due to our remodel project. After losing our kitchen for a while, our… Continue reading Room, Space, Beauty…
Jesus said, "I came that you might have life and have it in its fullness." John 10:10 Oprah said, "The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate." I love it when my favorite people agree on things. With our new grandson, we are in a season of… Continue reading Celebrate!
Mondays and Tuesdays. Those are normally the most difficult and routine days of the week, filled with back to work, school and chores usually. It seems those two days are the least likely to be fun. Not so for me right now. Life has fallen pleasantly so that I'm spending Mondays and Tuesdays with our… Continue reading Baby Lessons