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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Relocating. It’s the story of my life these days. I want to write some memoirs of my experiences for my own benefit and maybe for the benefit of other ladies who find themselves leaving one place for another. We are all different, so the experience of relocating will vary from person to person. I’d love… Continue reading The Low Down on Re-lo
Whether you are in a season that allows for lengthy devotional times with the Lord, or are struggling to get five minutes in, this devotional is for you. Contentment, A Woman’s Adornment , the second in the series of On-the-Go Devotionals by Lydia Brownback, is small enough to fit in your purse, but substantive enough… Continue reading Book Review: Contentment by Lydia Brownback
We have had a very busy summer here in Ohio. Between playground playgroup, cookouts, graduation parties, out of town guests, and the everyday crazy that is life around here, I haven’t had much time for writing. Now I’m out of the habit and am finding hard to get back onto the blogging bandwagon. I have… Continue reading Help! I Have Writer’s Block