Tag: God

Splitting Seas

I’ve been reading the book of Psalms for the past few months, going through the reading plan in my Bible. It’s been amazing to look with fresh eyes the gut-wrenching prayers and the peace-filled, thankful praises of David. In chapters 77 and 78, which… Continue Reading “Splitting Seas”

Life in Color

I’ve been teaching my daughters, ages nearly 3 and 4 1/2, about skin colors lately. My girls are curious and smart. I want them to ask questions. We’ve been reading, “God’s Very Good Idea,” by Trillia Newbell. It explains that God’s very good idea is… Continue Reading “Life in Color”

Mi abuelo

My girls and I were looking at our family’s photo albums this morning, when I decided to dig out photos my paternal grandma had given me years ago. There were photos of her as a child, photos of my dad as a baby, a… Continue Reading “Mi abuelo”

Observant Participant

When I write during my daughters’ nap time, my computer sits on the dining table with the cord plugged into the wall behind me. It’s fine while I’m sitting alone, but once my little girls come downstairs, I have to put away my laptop.… Continue Reading “Observant Participant”

Saving the World

My oldest daughter, Noelle, was wearing her Captain America cape, my youngest was in her pink Anna cloak, both of them dressed their Elsa gowns (it’s all about Frozen in this house) on New Year’s Eve. “Come on, Autumn! Let’s go save the world!”… Continue Reading “Saving the World”

mouthpiece design

These words swirling and floating through my mind like leaves caught up in a gale must escape me. They must be wrestled and pinned down before they can leave my mind to rest. The pen in my hand my weapon the paper journal pages… Continue Reading “mouthpiece design”

Mama’s alone time (FMF post)

Since the start of the pandemic, my little girls, aged 2 and 4 have been at home with me. Every. Day. Some days are great fun, especially if they have “good listening” days and we can get some homeschool in, which is me coming… Continue Reading “Mama’s alone time (FMF post)”

Follow the leader

Oh, how the gift/job/chore/lesson of parenthood reveals to us in such a tangible way how God sees us!

Holy vs. Earthly endings

This post was written for Five Minute Friday, a group of encouraging writers, with this week’s word: CONCLUDE. Written in five minutes, with no real editing or proofing. If you’d like to read other writers’ posts on the same word, click HERE. I remember… Continue Reading “Holy vs. Earthly endings”

Life beyond this brief stage (an FMF post)

This week’s Five Minute Friday post is based on the word BEYOND. If you’d like to read some other posts written by other writers, visit here. There are so many times I think back to my past and wince. Either from painful memories of… Continue Reading “Life beyond this brief stage (an FMF post)”