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Murder on the Prairie

What do you get when you take Reyeses, Cannons, and a few good friends, a murder mystery, dinner, and Jason’s birthday? A crazy fun time! Last Sunday our families along with Brian and Tracie Young gathered together to solve the mystery of Murder on the Prairie. It was a game I bought online where each… Continue reading Murder on the Prairie

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Victorious Loser

I have good news and bad news. Bad news first: none of my teams are left in the College Basketball bracket. Good news: Neither are Jason’s; and I had more right predictions for victory than he did which makes me the victorious loser (five of my elite eight picks made it). Even Better News: We… Continue reading Victorious Loser

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Because Dad Says It So Much Better…

My Dad left a comment on my last post that I found so edifying, I’m posting it. It was actually through a series on the Sovereignty of God that my Dad taught years ago that I heard for the first time that grace does not equal easy. My Dad is the author of that phrase,… Continue reading Because Dad Says It So Much Better…

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Grace = Easy?

When one of my boys was in kindergarten he was having trouble with a Math concept. After working for a while we were both frustrated, so I finally remembered to pray and ask God for help. We continued to work on the concept, and after a few minutes my son says, “Maybe God isn’t helping… Continue reading Grace = Easy?

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Great Talk from the Girls

If you haven’t done it yet, please read Nicole Whitacre’s post on God being our burden bearer. Here’s a little sample to whet your appetite: What is your burden today? They come in countless shapes and sizes—from clingy colds to crushing cares. But one thing’s for sure: our idols cannot bear their load. Leisure and… Continue reading Great Talk from the Girls

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Your Goodness Passes Before Me

I read the familiar passage in Exodus this morning where Moses asks God to show him His glory. 18 Moses said, “Please show me your glory.” 19 And he said, “I will make all my goodness pass before you and will proclaim before you my name ‘The Lord.’ And I will be gracious to whom… Continue reading Your Goodness Passes Before Me

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Spring Cleaning

I was curious to know if any of you actually do “spring cleaning”. If you do, why do you do it? How do you do it(what does it consist of)? What is your strategy?