Family · kid stuff

For Posterity’s Sake

And so it begins…the basement/garage band that seems to be a rite of passage in multi-boy families. I think this is so cute. (thanks to Brooke for video taping this). This is a song the boys wrote with the cousin Sierra called “Life and Breath”. Josh, 10, is on drums; Caleb, 10, is on electric… Continue reading For Posterity’s Sake


Banana Crumb Muffins Recipe

Here’s a yummy recipe for the next time you have overripe bananas! This is one of our favorites for breakfast or snack time. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 bananas, mashed 3/4 cup white sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten 1/3 cup butter, melted… Continue reading Banana Crumb Muffins Recipe

Humor · women's ministry

Guest Post: Gentle Sobbing

One thing I miss about CCC is the staff. Yes, most of them are my family, but I also really miss Marilyn Mangrum and my funny girl friend, Karen Hevesy. I decided to get a little “Karen fix” the other day by going to her now retired blog, Proverbs 17:22.  If you ever need a… Continue reading Guest Post: Gentle Sobbing

poetry · Spiritual Musings

Meditation on Matthew 5:1-2

I am studying the Sermon on the Mount right now (this book has been extremely helpful). One thing I have been enjoying lately is trying to use poetry as a means of slowing down and really meditating on a small passage of scripture. The result isn’t so much a good poem, it is that I… Continue reading Meditation on Matthew 5:1-2

women's ministry

Links for Ladies

Metro Moms: Redemptive Speech.  I am really going to go back through this series and read it carefully. It is full of wisdom and grace about a topic I need to revisit often! If you haven’t discovered it yet, you might try eavesdropping on Covenant Fellowship’s church family blog. If you don’t want to add… Continue reading Links for Ladies

kid stuff · motherhood

I Had A Dream*

*I originally posted this in 2005, and three years later it still expresses what I am learning more and more…life is zooming by. I want to savor every part of this day with my kiddos rather than reminisce about the past, or wonder about the future. It was the morning we were to go home… Continue reading I Had A Dream*