Category Archives: Multitudes on Monday

Pay-Off

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about needing to get back into a good chore routine and in particular needing to follow up and inspect to make sure the jobs were done well. I’ve been doing that for about … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Trip Highlights

Drove down to Kentucky last Monday and back yesterday- about a 10.5 hour drive one way, plus stops. Thanks to a friend who car-pooled with us both trips were remarkably smooth. Went swimming with S’s mother twice. First time I’ve … Continue reading

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A New Helper

One of the things that I find very important is having a mother’s helper for a few hours each week. With four small children at home, a weekly open house supper,homeschooling, church activities and S’s busy work schedule I need … Continue reading

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Trying of Souls

THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man … Continue reading

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Trickles From My Brain

The recent heat wave has been accompanied by impressive wind/thunder storms. The one on Saturday night knocked out our power and we didn’t get it back until about 5 pm Sunday (yesterday). The older I am the less well I … Continue reading

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What We’re Up To These Days

It’s a little hard to see but F has taken to cycling while wearing a cape! Every chance he has he’s out on his bike! Su’s bike is broken at the moment (and she’s not as good a rider yet) … Continue reading

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A Brief Glimpse

I walked out to the front garden this morning and found this: As long as I had the camera out I took a few pictures of the front garden. I expect things to really be blooming in a week or … Continue reading

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A Way of Life

Yesterday’s Epistle reading was from Ephesians Chapter 2, a familiar passage about being saved by faith and not by works. I noticed something though that I had read but not really noticed before… I’m used to the King James Version … Continue reading

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Naming the Year:Encouragement

I ran across this idea while reading Ann Voskamp’s blog and was intrigued by it. Naming things helps to bring them into focus and keep them in focus. I’ve been reflecting in the back of my mind about this for … Continue reading

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Whew!

Well this was the first of the busy four weekends – no wait – it’s actually five that we have between now and the end of January! Friday S was off work and the big children and I went to … Continue reading

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