Posts Tagged: God

And a Little Child Shall Lead Them

17Jul2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

My son Jonah is what people tend to call “a handful”. Recently diagnosed on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum, he is a busy, brilliant, frustrating, loudly energetic bundle of boy. He also amazes me on a pretty regular basis. My 13-year-old daughter came home from a mission trip quoting that verse I shared… Read more »

Missing My Middles

8Jun2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

It’s stunning how quiet a house becomes when its number of children is reduced by half. These two cuties, my “middle littles”, are in another state this week on an inner-city mission trip with our church’s youth group. I hear that they’re having fun, but man, I miss those smiles. It’s just so…quiet around here…. Read more »

What $60 Can Do

11Feb2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I want you to give me $60. Some of you are thinking, “Well, that’s impossible!” You barely have enough in your bank account to pay for gas the rest of this week. You’ve been eating a lot of ramen noodles and peanut butter and you can’t remember the last time you stepped foot inside a… Read more »

Self-Made Traps

3Feb2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

One of the hardest things about giving up cable TV was losing my HGTV and Food Network. The Sally Homemaker inside me is a self-confessed addict to both of those channels. One thing I don’t miss, however, is the irritation I’d feel while watching some episodes of “House Hunters”. You’d see couples looking at new… Read more »

Gifts Timed and Seated

4Aug2014 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

In case you missed my last post, I’m participating in Ann Voskamp’s Joy Dare for August. Yesterday’s and today’s answers are…. August 3rd: A gift at 10AM, 1PM, 10PM 10AM: Jonah and Violet snuggling with me on a lazy Sunday morning. 1PM: Conversation with a sweet, sweet friend. 10PM: Getting to put on my new… Read more »