Archive for July, 2016

One Of The Best Things…

Friday, July 29th, 2016

One of the best things about having Lee around is sharing smiles about our little guy….and our big guy too! It’s also something I missed greatly when he was “away” when James was small. Let’s face it, all of our children are wonderful, smart, funny, brilliant, cute of course. But no one thinks they’re as […]

How Has God Redeemed This?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Right before our little guy was born, I shared parts of our story in Sunday School class.  This past Sunday, I did again. It’s the same class and some of the same people but some are different. I shared a little differently this time mostly also including my story of how I came to know […]


Saturday, July 16th, 2016

Throughout these past several years, I have been asked to pray for a woman dealing with hard circumstances in her marriage. Whether it’s sin on her husband’s part, minimal finances, abuse, hopelessness, wives who admit their own sin or any other reason, I’ve been privileged to pray with  and for these women as they learn […]

Back To School?

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

This fall starts my 11th year of homeschooling! I can hardly believe that. What a journey it’s been. We have followed a Charlotte Mason approach the entire time although these high school years have been a little more challenging for me to follow a particular schedule. I’ve done some cobbling. I haven’t started on this […]

Some Prison Links

Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Here are some links I’ve seen recently and not shared~   9 year old boy saves allowance to buy books for inmates (awww!!!)   Prisoners make quilts for grieving families     My child’s father is in prison but she’s still just a kid……..(thoughts and feelings we’ve lived with) “ And I realized, for the first […]


Thursday, July 7th, 2016

I read this article  There’s a lady at the gym and she hates me on  Lysa TerKeurst’s blog today  and it resonated with me. I’ve made this mistake and others have made this mistake about me! Like she says in her post, there are those who make it clear that they don’t like you either by […]