Back in the Saddle…Again

I don’t know if anyone is keeping track, but I have not been blogging in quite some time. I can blame it on our family vacation, a trip to Chicago for a family wedding, the start of the new homeschool year(with a kindergartener, second grader, and sixth grader)....

Too Much Time…or not

I just returned from an amazing trip to California where I attended the Mt. Hermon Christian Writer’s Conference only to find that my six-year-old has become a Styx fan while I was gone. He’s been humming “Too Much Time on My Hands.” Have...

Where Do You Stand?

This week a variety of random thoughts have flip-flopped through my brain and today I’m attempting to knit them together. It started with an article I was reading in Self magazine about the Weigh Down diet guru, Gwen Shamblin. Can I just say…buyer beware!...

Stolen Time

I think there must be a thief lurking about. He’s up to no good, I tell you. I’m quite certain he’s stealing time. My proof? Has anyone seen what happened to 2006? I mean really! We are talking about an entire year that has gone missing! I have...

Kikwit…in Africa

Nearly seven years ago I learned a grace lesson that is now coming to fruition. In the security of my own living room we were enjoying an evening of fellowship with our small group from church. I don’t recall what we were supposed to be discussing, but I clearly...

Shout Out to Miss Julie

Julie Ann Barnhill…here’s a mighty big thanks to you! Four years ago I heard Julie speak at Hearts at home in Rochester. It wasn’t the first time to hear her speak, but it was the first time God spoke to me simultaneously. He clearly was...