One of my favorite things to gain perspective on is 'busy-ness.' And so even though I've talked about it here before, I'm going to do it again. And I can do that, because I'm The Thinker. But do you know what I'm talking about? The answer to 90% of the questions you ask people: How … Continue reading Are you a honeybee or a mosquito?
Be honest, you totally clicked on this because it's Valentine's day and you thought I was being clever with my title and referring to a 'civil war' in my relationship. Sorry to disappoint! Today I'm writing about the actual Civil War. But I'm glad you're here! As I mentioned in my blog, Shalom Family, while … Continue reading Civil War
Yes, it's New Years Day and yes, we're talking GOALS! Goals, those allusive little suckers, who both motivate and discourage us- depending on the day- and who seem to sometimes randomly find themselves achieved or not based on happenstance. NO MORE! This year, 2018, we're going to grab ahold of these goals, we're going to … Continue reading GOALS! Who’s got them?
I hate that song. I'm sorry if it's your favorite Christmas song, but I'm definitely not a fan. Is it new? I think I heard it for the first time last year, and now there are covers of it! Are there really multiple recordings of this terrible ballad? I can't get into it because although … Continue reading Mary, did you know?
It's been absolutely crazy around here as we condense 4300 square feet into what will be ONE Uhaul load across the country to Tennessee. It's emotional, it's exciting, it's freeing, it's stressful, it's all the things. On the one hand, it's been really wonderful to purge a lot of things that I don't need to … Continue reading Packing…
About two years ago we put the first house we ever bought on the market. We have been so very blessed by God. Sometimes I don't understand it. I often find myself just in awe of what He has done in my life... both before and since I've known Him. But alas, Thomas and I … Continue reading Transplants
As I climbed into the... hot tub (let's just call it what it is) I realized... ... I'm free! When I was young, and even into my late teens and early twenties, I believed with all my heart that one day the Bible would be like the earth being flat. One day we would all … Continue reading Washed away