Organizing Life

I’ve been spending quite a bit of my time organizing things lately, like my folders on my computer, my paper files and now iPad apps. The last one is especially unexpected. It seems like so many unexpected things pop up while I’m still working on organizing other areas of my life! Isn’t it funny how … Continue reading

Breaking Bread, Giving Thanks

Today is the DAY! THANKSGIVING! Time with the family, LOTS of food and the traditional “family game.” This year is the second year I’m hosting Thanksgiving for our immediate family. And if you know me, you know I love to cook and bake, and even better-experiment with new things 🙂 (Which could end up good … Continue reading

Geography Awareness

While checking my email this week, I was reminded by a National Geographic email that it is Geography Awareness Week! (Yes, I know. National Geographic. I like to look at their travel photos okay?) Now I LOVE geography, and am ultimately amazed at the Lord’s creation. Combined with history, ooo…it’s a recipe for a GREAT … Continue reading

What Remains

Pitch black. Utter silence. The air smells fresh and feels chilly. I start to notice the sounds around me. There are some birds in the trees to my left and behind. Something is moving through the grass on my right. In the faint glow off the snow I can see the shadows. Walking out the … Continue reading

  • Hebrews 12:1

    "Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us..."
  • Continually still

  • …while runnin’ on the sidelines.

  • Romans 5:3-5

    "And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope; and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us."