Writing a blog post is, perhaps, the last thing I SHOULD be doing right now. The next few weeks are a veritable whirlwind of activities and large life-changing events for our family. Reading and blogging are pretty low on my priority list right now but when I was praying about doing the next thing this […]
I am so glad that truth wins over lies every time. Today I saw it first hand. My sweet, precious daughter was believing a horrible lie until today. We weren’t aware of what it was, only that something was wrong and our little ray of sunshine was having months of cloudy days. When we got […]
Wow, April ended up being a really good reading month. The downside of that was that it was partially due to the fact that I spent a lot of time on the couch being sick. Bummer for productivity, excellent for the book goal! I am almost one third of the way there. This month we […]
The March reads: The Saxon Shore by Peter Whyte (audible) The Desert Mailbag by W. G. Kruse The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp Impossibilities are Targets for Miracles by Cassandra Lee and various SK authors (compilation) Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (audible) Autopsy of a Deceased Church by Thom S. Rainer This is quite a […]
February wasn’t quite as impressive and I didn’t make nearly as much progress as I had hoped too. I blame it on the fact that February has fewer days than any other month…and maybe that the audio book I chose is 39 freaking hours long – what was I thinking!?? (still not finished that baby) […]
I’m not actually a huge make-up wearer. In fact my kids commented on that fact when I said I was giving up make-up for Lent. They noticed this particular feature of their mom, I was touched that they noticed. However, I know what’s in my heart. I know why I use make-up when I do. […]
There we were, sitting around the table at the farm eating lunch. My husband was away hanging out with the prayer community at Breakforth (it’s a huge equipping event in Canada). The kids and I had decided it would be fun to head to the farm for the weekend and chill. My son brought his […]
GOAL: Read 100 books in 2017 I didn’t think that this was that ambitious until my son pointed out that I need to read a book every 3.5 days! He’s a bit of a math whiz!Panic set in – so many books, so little time. So I sat down to write out how many I […]
I sit and have a conversation with myself. Trying to talk myself into a better state of mind. This mind that has struggled to be sound and joyful for the last five years and so often failing to muster up good thoughts. When things get overwhelming or the fatigue threatens to drown me I […]
To calibrate something means that you adjust it to meet a standard. Therefore, recalibrate means to bring something back to the standard; to re-adjust. My daughter has to do this constantly with her violin. It isn’t a very good one so it goes out of tune easily. Went she’s all calibrated the music is sweet […]
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