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Blog Break

Due to the upcoming holidays and the extra events that take place in my home, at other’s homes, and at church, I have decided (with my husband’s counsel) to put a pause on the blogging. Any of you who know me have heard me admit to NOT being a multi-tasker. I will continue in January.… Continue reading Blog Break

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Favorite Rainy Day Activity

As I type this favorite rainy day activity, it is absolutely beautiful and sunny outside! I still want to pass it on because if you’re like me, cold or rainy days and little boys make, shall I say, a “sanctifying” combination. My kids love this game. They have been playing it and it’s variations since… Continue reading Favorite Rainy Day Activity

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Wise Words from Avonlea

“Mrs. Allan’s face was not the face of the girl-bride whom the minister had brought to Avonlea five years before. It had lost some of its bloom and youthful curves, and there were fine, patient lines about eyes and mouth. A tiny grave in that very cemetery accounted for some of them; and some new… Continue reading Wise Words from Avonlea

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Another Really Great Blog

If you haven’t been there yet, be sure to visit Bob Kauflin’s new blog Worship Matters. The post from this past Monday, November 14, was especially encouraging. I was going to pull a quote from it, but the whole thing was so good, I would have had to commit plagiarism in order to capture the… Continue reading Another Really Great Blog

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One of Those Moms

I really wish I had been taught more about the doctrine of indwelling sin before I had kids. Perhaps an awareness of pride in my heart would have kept me from thinking the following: “I’ll never be one of those moms.” Oh how pride goes before the fall, and in my life it has looked… Continue reading One of Those Moms

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Favorite Birthday Ever

Today is my birthday. I have enjoyed 35 years of incredible grace and mercy on my life! I can honestly say that my life has been better than I could have imagined. All I can say is thank You, God that you have not treated me as my sins deserved, but instead, have poured out… Continue reading Favorite Birthday Ever

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Favorite Piper Teaching

Well, it’s not my favorite, but it is one of my favorites. I could never choose just one. As much as I listen to Piper online, this is one teaching I keep going back to over and over again. Go here and find teaching number 173. Let Love Be Genuine Enjoy!

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Just Thought I’d Ask

Jason and I were having a discussion the other night and I thought I’d invite the blogosphere in on the question: “What would you tell yourself if you could go back in time ten years or so? (whatever your previous season of life was)” “What would you tell yourself if you could speak to you… Continue reading Just Thought I’d Ask

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Wise Words About Humility*

“Humility in Scripture does not mean pretending to be worthless and refusing positions of responsibility, but knowing and keeping the place God has appointed for one. Being humble is a matter of accepting God’s arrangement, whether it means the high exposure of leadership, or the obscurity of being a servant.” –The Reformation Study Bible pg.… Continue reading Wise Words About Humility*