My Story

I’ve been a Christian since I was 13 years old. I remember the day I made the decision as clear as a bell, even though it wasn’t one of those explosively overwhelmingly, firework-type of salvation epiphanies. It was January 24, 1994. Funny enough, I don’t remember the day because it was the…

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Six Months: A Final Update on Us

We’re coming up on the six month “anniversary” of one of the biggest changes in our family’s life since its inception: Danny losing his job of over 9 years. Five months ago, I shared an update with everyone about the incredible and various ways that we were seeing the Lord’s…

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What is it that they say…

…about the best laid plans??? Yeah I laid ’em down… catching up on some blogging… catching up on some grading of math work… putting away the last vestiges of our Christmas/winter decorations…  but of course my incredibly giving children decided to share with me a bit of what they’d been suffering…

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Sharing Our Wonderfully Blessed Christmas

I hope that each of you had as wonderful a Christmas as we did…… A few of our Christmas decorations. We scaled back a bit this & simplicity was our focus… We were so very blessed with an abundance of family fellowship, worship, beauty, fun, and laughs.  Things kicked off…

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From Homeschool Grad to Homeschool Mom

It thrills my heart to share with y’all that our house is on the mend! 🙂 Thank you all so much for your prayers and encouraging comments & messages. Maybe you could tell by my updated blog header {no more Christmas greeting…} but I amf i n a l l y starting to…

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Happy New Year to YOU, Too!

One week ago today, at about 2 am, I drove into our driveway and I thought to myself, “This is it! This is the  official start of our New Year!” We’d just spent 9 days in Virginia with extended family right after Christmas. It was wonderful (for the most part)…

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This Week That Has Been Too Hard

I cannot write about the tragedy that took place in Connecticut. I know that a lot of bloggers are already writing about it… but what happened will take me far too long to ruminate over to be able to write anything of any relevant value here in a timely fashion.…

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