Coloring Books!

They are everywhere!! Adult Coloring Books have been ‘the thing to do/be/have’ these last few months. I have to admit I succumbed and all my kids got them for Christmas.  We even had a coloring party as we sat around the table on Christmas Eve after we opened presents, it was really quite lovely. (I […]

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Weekend Reading {Reviews}

One thing that having a kid in the hospital with nothing to do but sit there beside him affords is the opportunity to read!  A lot.  Let’s not forget the 9 hour drive that we engaged in on the way there. I have a few books to tell you about: The Shock of Night by […]

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Hearing God

I should have known how to hear God.  I was a good Christian girl doing all the good Christian things. I did learn how to hear God… I am guest posting over at my friend Tiffany’s you can read the rest of the post over there! http://www.ingracealways.com/2016/01/hearing-god-by-lani-fast-weins.html?m=1  

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Enough

The question running through my heart today is this… Will I be enough? Tomorrow we are going to provide door-to-door valet service for our son from Winnipeg hospital to a Saskatoon hospital. We will be responsible for his care and ensuring that he gets his medications and that we don’t do any further damage to […]

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Present {FMF}

Present. That’s all we can be at the moment. Just here. We can’t change dressings or IVs or administer pain medications. But we can be here. Moving trays closer, handing over a laptop or getting more ice water or hot water, mixing a good cup of tea. In the next day or two we will […]

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A New Thing (and a guest post)!

My sweet Sam has  started a new thing! He is writing his very own blog, Life of a Highschool Homeschooler. This would imply that he is planning to homeschool into his high school years which may, in fact, be the best route for that guy. That boy is a voracious reader and picked up one […]

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What thanks does….

My girl told me I did a really bad job of posting from my phone on Monday. I must confess I proofread nothing!  Just hit publish and called it good. I am less ‘not myself’ today so there should be less weirdness. ..I hope! We are still sitting in Winnipeg waiting for things to happen. […]

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There was a post….

I am attempting to post from the hospital room of my eldest son 9 hours away from home. My heart is split in two as my next oldest has to deal with hard stuff and I am not able to be with both of them. Josiah was having fun sledding with his school pals on […]

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A Different Kind of Crazy

When we had six kids under the age of 10 I thought life was pretty nuts. We had so much going on at that point and I thought I might be crazy…and I was a little. In the midst of having babies and kids with conditions and medical needs we were fully involved in ministry […]

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All the spiritual blessings…

It’s Wednesday, late in the afternoon and I am finally getting to writing this post! My kiddos were mostly sick all weekend and I wasn’t feeling super perky myself but we are on the mend…mostly. I still have two that aren’t doing so well. Grace, grace, God’s grace!! My dryer just signaled it was done… […]

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