Dark. Light. Day. Night. Watching the total solar eclipse on television brought tears to my eyes. I felt like God was trying to get our attention. Considering people flew here from around the world for a glimpse, perhaps he was trying to get our collective global attention. He is all powerful. He is all that … Continue reading Dark. Light.
We are safely two-thirds into our summer, and I must admit, I was purposefully remaining as un-scheduled as possible. We (royal we... I...) needed to be able to rest and play and run out and meet people and work a little and clean house, and we (I) have a hard time keeping that flexibility when … Continue reading Things my kids play with
A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I celebrated five years of marriage. We had an awesome night! It included some live music, some drinks, awesome food, and a couple of fun gifts. But the most exciting thing that we did that night was share some pretty open and deep conversations. Now don't get … Continue reading five
My husband and I don't celebrate Valentine's Day. Perhaps it's because we never really have. Perhaps it's because it almost feels "forced" to do something on a certain day (I'm a rebel, what can I say?). Perhaps it's because, like many American holidays, the day has become known more as a "Hallmark" holiday instead of … Continue reading V Day
I posted this a week ago, and I have to admit... it isn't all true. We did survive. It will be a cake walk 😉 And yes! Thank you Lord - it was one of the best months of my life. But... It was not the hardest. Not at all. Actually, not even close. It's been … Continue reading Truth Time
**Author's Note: I suppose I need to make a decision on whether or not to blog, journal, notate, create, brainstorm, list, and the like on paper, in journals, in planners, or on a blog. Besides, if I am not going to actually publish these “thoughts,” (which I won’t publish ALL thoughts - too boring…) then … Continue reading On Contentment
Every Memorial Day, I end up with a heavier heart than I expect. Because, yes, it is nice to have a day off... and another day with my husband and children together as a family. And yes, it is always fun to get together to swim or eat hamburgers and hot dogs with friends or … Continue reading In Memoriam