Category Archives: devotional life

Of Yearning and Discontent

This first week of Lent has hit me hard.  I’m short tempered, discouraged and fairly certain that we are going to be going around in the same old circles for the next million years. Rationally I know that’s really not … Continue reading

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In The Midst of Life…

” In the midst of life, we are in death” says the Prayer Book. About twice a month, S has a late night activity and I put the children to bed and indulge in watching a show. As you can … Continue reading

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Remember….

Each year as we enter the Season of Lent, I get the privilege of experiencing Lent myself, but also seeing it through the eyes of each of the children. From the three-year old who is so enthusiastic about “giving up … Continue reading

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It’s Early Morning

It’s early morning here. Still dark out but everyone is up except Daisy. She woke earlier and nursed and bit me and went back to sleep. Thankfully we have a morning routine that allows the bouncy people to be bouncy … Continue reading

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The Twentieth Day

The big children asked me what day they should be on in their devotional books today and I realized as I counted the days from the Third Sunday in Lent that we are halfway through Lent. This week has been … Continue reading

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A Long Lenten Healing

  Lent always makes me think of this boy and the Lent he spent in the Pediatric Acute Care Unit at UVA in Charlottesville, Virginia. He went into the hospital the Saturday before Ash Wednesday and came home on Palm … Continue reading

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A Little Reminder

One of the readings on Sunday was from Colossians Chapter Three.   Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, and patience, forbearing one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Busy Week!

Just a few highlights before I head out the door to get Buggle a haircut! The other boys I’ll do myself but his hair is so thick and curly! We’re getting ready for our annual Christmas Feast and I’m so … Continue reading

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Changes, Changes

I find blogging somewhat difficult (actually pretty much impossible) when there is stuff going on in our lives that I’m not yet free to share! It’s not always the reason I get quiet, sometimes life just happens and sometimes (rarely) … Continue reading

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Working The Plan: Last Week of August 2014

  With school starting up again and a need to fill my days full without overfilling them or forgetting things I think it’s time to start these posts back up! Yesterday I sat down and made a new (pretty!) little … Continue reading

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