Posts Tagged: God

Blessed are the Peacemakers

4Jan2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

A typical middle child, I fell into the role of peacemaker quite naturally. Until recently, that is. I haven’t felt a lot of peace lately. To be honest, I haven’t really sought peace, either. We just came out of the season of “peace on earth, good will to men” and mine was more like “strife… Read more »

House Rules

18Dec2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Jonah was so psyched about it being the last day of school that he woke up early and immediately started talking. (This is quite different from most days, when I’m having to pull him upright by the arms, out of a dead sleep as he mumbles for “just five more minutes”.) He pretty much woke… Read more »

Look Good for You? No Thanks.

18Nov2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I Googled, and was surprised that I couldn’t find another mom blogger venting about this stupid, stupid song! What is up with that, Moms? I’m not even going to link it, but it’s called “Look Good for You” by Selena Gomez. Any time I hear it, my brain melts into a puddle of lava that… Read more »

National Adoption Month: Aging Out

11Nov2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I just watched this video, and I hope you will, too. And then join me in praying for forgiveness. We have no excuses, y’all. Usually I’m preaching at the church, because as a Christian, I believe that if the church were living the way Jesus told us to, things like foster care systems wouldn’t need… Read more »

All Good Gifts

1Sep2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

While looking for a picture this morning, this photo stopped me in my tracks. That’s my baby Jonah, with my beloved grandmother, Honey, a few weeks before she died. They used to have the most fantastic conversations. And he was never afraid of her, as babies often are of much older people. Of course, Honey… Read more »