Posts Tagged: Mom

Atlanta Showcases New Wizard of Oz

22Jun2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

  My son Eli and I just got back from following the yellow brick road to the Fox Theatre–and I’m sure you’ll want to do it yourself before the week is out! The national tour of The Wizard of Oz began its Atlanta run tonight. It’s a new staging of the musical, featuring several new… Read more »

O My! New Hat

18Jun2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Because being a work-at-home, homeschooling, face-painting, cake-decorating, orphan-ministering writer mom of four wasn’t enough…. I’ve decided to become a purveyor of goat soap! Seriously. Because goats are baa-a-a-a-ad to the bone. Especially when accessorized with a jaunty bow and crown! At this very moment, I have butter-soft hands that smell of summer melon and deeply… Read more »

What I Don’t Know

9Jun2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

His message to me last night was a simple one: “I wish God had remembered these children at this hour of need, really.” Our friend in Uganda, the pastor of the orphanage our daughter is from, had messaged me, asking for prayer for the orphans in his care. For several long minutes, I didn’t know… Read more »

A glimpse into our wackiness

31May2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’m not gonna lie–it’s been a rough couple of months at our house. Non-essential tasks have fallen by the wayside, and that includes regular blogging. But this kind of stuff that I’m posting today…this is what keeps me going. I am so grateful for a family that knows how to laugh!   Earlier today, this… Read more »

The Art of Letting Go

5Apr2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

It’s all just an ongoing process of letting go, isn’t it, this business of raising kids? And I don’t know how to do it. I didn’t know how to do it when the nurse gently lifted that tiny burrito-blanketed bundle out of my arms and took him to the hospital nursery, even though it was… Read more »