It’s Time to be Consistent

Once again, I’ll say, “It’s been a long time!” But you won’t hear those words from me for awhile, because today, that’s changing. At the beginning of the year I made my One Word “diligent.” Well, originally, I’d intended that to encompass my blog, but as I focused on family and home, I set my […]

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Bloom—A Mother’s Credo

My front yard has few blooms this summer. It’s another thing I’ve let go, due to having too much on my plate. It makes me a little sad, because I love getting in morning sun, digging dirt, placing roots in soil, and refilling. I love tending and caring, as the world seems to slow down […]

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Just Because (giving thanks in photos & links)

Lately, it’s been hard to find time to sit down and write. Mostly because it means I have to think through a whole post, and with three young ones in tow, I’m just not good at it. However, I enjoy snapping pictures, and we’ve always got lots going on, so I thought I’d share a […]

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When Looking Back Can Get You Stuck

Remember when Lot’s wife ignored the command of the Lord by looking back at Sodom and became a pillar of salt (Genesis 19:26)? Yeah, that’s the story I remembered when my world got shaken up as my husband and I were moving from our little green house. I loved that place. The neighborhood. The view […]

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To Enjoy God Forever

Yesterday I read that The Shorter Catechism says, “Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.” My husband tells me John Piper takes it a bit further, saying, “by enjoying him forever.” I nod a resounding yes. To both. Later, I listened to a sermon I’ve had in my podcasts, and […]

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A Prisoner for the Lord

I’ve been writing a lot, lately. Sometimes just for myself. Other times tapping out ideas for a book. It’s been helpful to free write, knowing no one else will see. So today when I sat down for devotions, I felt like the Lord really spoke to my heart. I wrote it down in my journal, […]

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