Month: July 2011

Bedtime Worries

Bedtime Worries

A favorite line on mothering from Peter Pan: It is the nightly custom of every good mother after her children are asleep to rummage in their minds and put things straight for the next morning, repacking into their proper places the many articles that have wandered during the day. If you could keep awake (but …

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This or This?

This or This?

My favorite word is RECONCILED. You and me with God. You and me with each other. (See 2 Corinthians 5:17-19.) The big idea question this passage asks is, “Are you in need of reconciliation or do you have the ministry of reconciliation?” We either have it or we don’t. We either offer it or we …

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Morning Routine

Morning Routine

I love discoveries like this. When I was loading photos onto my computer from the camera, I found several I hadn’t taken myself. Either Ada or Jesse took this photo one morning while I was still off-camera getting ready for the day. Our mornings don’t always run this smoothly, but on this particular occasion, as …

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Inspired by Heroines

Inspired by Heroines

Now that I’m finished watching Friday Night Lights, I’m taking on a new challenge. My friend Katie introduced me to Erin Blakemore’s blog (and book) The Heroine’s Bookshelf. I lurked for awhile and then commented on Katie’s guest post. That comment won me a copy of Gone With The Wind and now I’m joining Blakemore’s …

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