Category Archives: devotional life

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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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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Four Things I Need To Parent Well

Lately parenting has been a bit rough around here. I’ve been homesick and needed some time out to get my perspective back. I was reflecting on all of this and realized that there are four things that I need as … Continue reading

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Homesick in Holy Week

This is a hard week and it hit me unexpectedly. Three months after moving here (which I’m generally happy about) all I want to do is go home. I know a big piece of it is that this church community … Continue reading

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Packing, Christmas and Pictures

My brain is too tired and to full of “things that must be done lists” for a coherent post right now. Instead a few pictures of our life right now. We’ve had cousins and visiting and 22 people over for … 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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