Category Archives: Ordinary Time

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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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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Pleasant Places

The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me. Psalm 16:6 (NASB) This first summer in New England continues to amaze and delight me. Warm, but not hot and humid days, cool nights, … Continue reading

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Learning How To Have Personal Devotions

This post contains affiliate links. One of the things that I’ve been wondering how to do for a while is to teach the older children how to have devotions and pray. I want them to have not only a good … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Love

Just a few little thoughts from the preaching today: When we act are we acting to pass on the full measure of the mercy we have received? Are we obeying out of a sense of duty or out of the … Continue reading

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Good And Pleasant

Lately I’ve been thinking about the promise that “all things work together for good to those who love God.” I’ve known that verse nearly all my life, but I’ve never really understood it. After all many, many things have happened … Continue reading

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Healing in Sacrifice?

In the sermon on Sunday our deacon (who was presiding as our priest was on vacation), mentioned that there was healing to be found in communion with one another. She gave as example a story about a prison guard asking … Continue reading

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Futile Words?

How many times a day do I say it? “Su take your fingers out of your mouth.” “W talk in a low voice, stop whining.” “F stop jumping on the furniture.” “Are you being kind?” ” Think before you just … Continue reading

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Is Love Enough?

As you know I frequently link up to Anne Conder over at the Antbed during her Friday Pages in Our Heritage of Faith link-up. I’ve been pondering this idea of keeping track of the ways God has worked in our … Continue reading

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Pentecost and Thanksgiving

Yesterday was the Feast of Pentecost and this year our church had more to celebrate than usual as we not only remembered the coming of the Holy Spirit and reflected on what that meant in our lives as individuals and … Continue reading

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