The laundry basket was spilling-over full. Muddy paw prints all over the entryway floor. I forgot to start the crockpot (again!) so there was nothing planned for dinner and a rough day at school sent me home with a pounding headache. I just wanted to close my eyes for a few minutes. Long enough to … Continue reading When You’re Weary (Encouragement for Moms, Part 3 of 5)
Recently I've been re-reading C.S. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia. They are some of my favorite books and this is probably my fourth, if not more, time reading through the series. I never tire of the stories and always seem to find new truths when I re-visit them. Last week I finished The Horse and His Boy and … Continue reading “I was the Lion”
Linking up for another Five Minute Friday today. The word is "Pass". Timer set for 5 minutes, ready, set, write... "She looks like her daddy!", so many people have said. And it's true. But I see some of myself in her too. Maybe not her looks so much (except the teeth, sorry about that gap … Continue reading What Will I Pass On?
Linking up today for another Five Minute Friday! The word: decide. Timer set for 5 minutes... Funny timing, this word - decide. Funny because last night I stayed up late chatting with Steve about a bunch of unknowns and things I'm wondering about. Funny because I have a hard time making decisions when I feel … Continue reading Decisions, Decisions
Linking up for another Five Minute Friday. The word for today is share. Timer is set, and here I go... We're taught what to share (or not share!) from a young age. Share your toys but don't share germs. We live in a culture today that tends to overshare, but what is shared is often … Continue reading Who Can You Share With?
Read: Hebrews 11:7-12, 17-19 What do you think of when you hear the name Abraham? Maybe the way he was called by God and given a promise that he would be a father of nations? Or perhaps the fact that he became a father to Isaac at the age of 100? Maybe the words of … Continue reading Faith Like Abraham (Hebrews 11 Series, Part 2 of 4)
I'm trying something new and participating with a link up today. The challenge is to write for five minutes on a one word prompt. This was tough for me since I usually spend a lot more time writing and re-reading stuff, but it was fun too! Here's what my flying fingers were able to get … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Limit