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Beth’s Tag

Beth who is very busy and important, tagged me. Here are my answers, finally! What were you doing 10 years ago? I was getting a lot of strange looks strolling my one year old twins while preggers with Izzy…naively thinking, “what’s one more?” Favorite Snacks Pita chips and hummus sugar candy flan To Do List… Continue reading Beth’s Tag

Family · Household Management! · motherhood · Spiritual Musings

Square Peg, Round Hole

*This is the testimony I referred to here about home management not coming naturally. For really outstanding homemaking help please read the girltalkers latest series on the subject starting here. It is excellent. Messies. SHE’s (sidetracked home executives). Type B. I prefer to call it “creative and spontaneous”. We are the ones for whom this… Continue reading Square Peg, Round Hole

motherhood · Spiritual Musings

Built In Blessings of Motherhood*

Built into the ministry of motherhood is the opportunity to experience with uncanny regularity the truth of Matthew 25:34-36 34 Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. 35 For I was hungry… Continue reading Built In Blessings of Motherhood*

Family · Spiritual Musings · women's ministry

When It Doesn’t Come Naturally*

*I wrote this in January, ’06, but was reminded of the principle in my recent visit back to Maryland. Isn’t God kind to endow various gifts to people? I am related to exceptionally gifted women. My mother is highly administrative. The women’s ministry at Chesapeake amazing, complete with weekly Bible Study (child care provided), quarterly… Continue reading When It Doesn’t Come Naturally*

Akron Adventure · Spiritual Musings

My “Feed”ing Frenzy

I just lost a ton of weight, cyber-weight, that is. Wow! I can’t believe I did it. And it only took ten minutes. You see, bloglines (and more recently google reader) started out as such a blessing. With just the click of a button I could subscribe to a blog and read it through my… Continue reading My “Feed”ing Frenzy

Family · kid stuff · motherhood

She’s My Yankee Doodle Sweetheart

Happy 7th Birthday to my little firecracker! Maggie brings so much joy to our lives. What a precious gift from God. Maggie with her cake…red velvet by request