Blue poured into summer blue, A hawk broke from his cloudless tower, The roof of the silo blazed, and I knew That part of my life was over. From 'End of Summer' by Stanley Kunitz Transitions are hard. Last week marked a major milestone for us. Our youngest was enrolled in preschool two days per … Continue reading End of Summer
Note! I've established an Amazon Affiliates account. If you click on the links below and order the books (or anything else on Amazon) I'll make a small commission. This has been a delightful summer for reading. I've been blessed by a magical fairy who comes to our Little Free Library and leaves gems for me. … Continue reading Books!
I didn't write anything for Easter. It's not that I wasn't inspired to share about the grace I've experienced because of God's love. It's not that I don't want to tell everyone who'll listen that once I was blind, but now I see. Once I was lost and in despair and now I'm filled with hope. Once … Continue reading The Silence of Saturday
Don't put naked pictures on the internet. The end. Kidding! Totally not the end. I've got a lot to say about this. We live in a very strange world. It's so incomprehensibly different than it was when I was your age, and I know I really don't understand what it's like to be an adolescent … Continue reading A Letter to My Daughters on Internet Selfies
As Jesus and the disciples continued on their way to Jerusalem, they came to a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what he taught. But Martha was distracted by the big dinner she was preparing. She came to Jesus and said, … Continue reading Becoming Disciples
This post originally ran on October 24, 2013. Apparently, I am currently a one-post-per-quarter kind of blogger. I don't mean it to be this way, but it happens. I have many, many ideas and thoughts I'd love to share with you, so if you're the patient type, stick with me. And if you're working on a mind-to-blog … Continue reading Why We Celebrate Halloween
This is a bad title, I know. But I'm coming down from six weeks of cramming for the upcoming school year with five grade levels, home renovation projects that lead to more home renovation projects and a surprise visit from my mother in law. And it's hot, what do you want from my life? ******* … Continue reading Some Reminders To Myself For Back To School