Sorry for the terrible formatting in last week's Week in Review! I tried everything I could think of to get it right, but couldn't fix it. Such is the life of a technology-phobic blogger. Hopefully this time will be better. January is half over already, how are your resolutions? According to Jon Acuff in his … Continue reading Week in Review
During the summer of 2016, the town of Rosharon, Texas received heavy rainfall and flooded. Homes were damaged, people were displaced. But one man decided to do whatever he could to save his house. He drove from Texas to Louisiana to buy an $8,000 Aqua Dam, which he then installed around his home. The waters … Continue reading The Insanity of Resistance
After hearing rave reviews from all our Facebook friends, we took our kids to see The Greatest Showman yesterday afternoon and it did not disappoint. From the opening scene it was absolutely captivating. The songs were fantastic, the cinematography was absolutely gorgeous - sending us spinning and flying through a lavish and colorful 1850's New … Continue reading Week in Review
image credit I know it's been a while since I posted last, and for those who faithfully follow this little thing, I felt an explanation was in order. So here goes: I just can't. What can I say? It's a rough month. Everything in my house seems to be conspiring to break down all at … Continue reading I Have No Idea Where I Am Going
Photo credit Oh, Halloween. That glorious time of the year when everybody loses their ever-loving minds over whether or not we're all going to hell with a mouth full of Skittles. Today I read an article, I kid you not, that stated as fact that if you go trick or treating with your kids you … Continue reading What Would Jesus Be for Halloween?
image credit By now we've all seen the social media posts of "Me too". Women everywhere are standing up, some for the first time, and identifying as victims of sexual harassment or violence. For many people, this is an empowering and healing thing, as women who've been hurt find each other. This is one way … Continue reading Wrong Answer
Passage of the Jews through the Red Sea by Ivan Aivozosky, via Wikiart "The Lord will fight for you, you need only to be still." I am a fixer. When things go wrong, I spring into action. Finances are tight? I'll get a job. House is chaotic? New chore charts and color coded systems and time … Continue reading Being Still