Family · kid stuff

Never a Dull Moment

Israel broke his first bone. When he did it, boy did he moan! He was riding his bike Doing stunts and the like Now his thumb’s in the cast that is shown. Advertisements

Akron Adventure

Low Down on Relo Part 5: Prayer

What I failed to mention in my previous post explaining how God directed us to Ohio, was the vast amounts of prayer that were involved. Not only did Jason and I pray like we had never prayed before as a couple, but the pastors in MD prayed, our parents prayed, Jason’s grandmother prayed, dear friends… Continue reading Low Down on Relo Part 5: Prayer

Recipes

Easy-Peezy Sugared Walnuts

I love sugared walnuts in my salads, so when I found out you could do them in the microwave in about five minutes, I had to pass the info. on. 2 cups walnuts 1 cup brown sugar 1 T water Mix it together and set your microwave on high for 5 minutes. Be sure to… Continue reading Easy-Peezy Sugared Walnuts

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Low Down on Relo Part 4: Discerning God’s Will

I mentioned before that one of the lessons we learned in the process of deciding whether, when, and where to go was broadening our concept of discerning God’s will beyond the usual approach. It wasn’t an open door closed door; red light, green light; wet fleece, dry fleece kind of experience. In His kindness, God… Continue reading Low Down on Relo Part 4: Discerning God’s Will

Homeschooling · linky loo

Linky Loo: on relo and homeschool

I really enjoyed reading this wise post Desiree wrote about relocating. I also loved Tara‘s perspective on homeschooling. I especially liked how she articulated what didn’t motivate her to homeschool. Read about it here. Thank you, Tara, for your excellent example of having a heart for the lost.

Akron Adventure · poetry

Low Down on Relo Part 3: The Tightrope Girl

Here is a poem(thanks to Zoanna’s suggestion) I wrote that attempts to describe my experience of being suspended between two places. A tightrope stretched between Two skyscraping towers called Known and Unknown She stands at the top Toes to the edge He says Go Shaky foot Thumping heart Heavy boxes on her back She sets… Continue reading Low Down on Relo Part 3: The Tightrope Girl

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The Low Down on Relo part 2: The Journey Is A Destination

The journey itself, the process of moving from point A to point B, has lessons of its own. God gave Jason wisdom early on that there were special lessons the Lord wanted to teach us that would be unique to the actual process of moving. It was such a temptation to just want to survive… Continue reading The Low Down on Relo part 2: The Journey Is A Destination