Posted in August 2013


So glad you dropped by.  Hope you will visit often.  Wisdom comes from God and we need only to ask and it will be given; but how often do we forget…fall short of this very thing.  A man’s heart plans his way , But the LORD directs his steps Proverbs 16:9.  I love this verse … Continue reading

Five Minute Friday – Worship

Five Minute Friday/Random 5 Friday We write for five minutes flat. On one word for five minutes.  No extreme editing; no worrying about perfect grammar, font, or punctuation.Unscripted. Unedited. So now on Fridays a group of people who love to throw caution to the wind and just write without worrying if it’s just right gather to share what five … Continue reading

Dear Weary Mom – Manual

Dear Weary Mom, We want to do this thing well…excellent…perfect (motherhood).  We don’t want to mess up, stumble, or fail.  We’ve only got one shot at these children and we want to make ever moment count.  But where’s the manual?  When we buy any electronical device–microwave, ipod, or television–there’s a manual.  However, when we left … Continue reading

Cedar Point

When I was a teenager going to an amusement was a fun endeavor (the bomb). At forty-five its appeal has waned considerably, however, my second born son (14) loves roller coasters–he even wants to design them when he grows up.  He researches roller coasters from all over the world.    He knows the statistics–length, height, … Continue reading

Look Them In The Eyes

I know my first ministry is to my family–the man the Lord yoked with me and the four blessings he has added to our wagon.  I take this job very seriously; I try to be as intentional as I can about meeting their needs.  The Lord gave them to me as a gift and I … Continue reading

Summer Feet

The days of summer seem to be slipping through my fingers like grains of sand in an hourglass. I’m determined, however, to enjoy these last days of sunshine to there fullest.  I took my three youngest children hiking and wading last week (my oldest has a summer job, therefore, he was unable to join us). … Continue reading

Family Camp

  God has a plan for each one of us.  He uses the different seasons of our life to bring about the end result (we bring Him glory).  God is constantly refining us to be more like Him.  As we journey through life we will experience a great many circumstances:  birth, death, tears, laughter, grief, … Continue reading

Saturday, August 17, 2013

I’m so glad you stopped by.  Chicory flowers that grow wild next to the Queens Ann’s Lace all summer long are one of my favorite flowers.  Tulips are my favorite. Hope you will find time this weekend to get outdoors and view some of God’s creations. Each day this month I will be posting a … Continue reading

Friday August 16, 2013

Today I’m linking up with “Five Minute Friday.”  You write for 5 minutes flat, about one word– no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking. Today’s word is small.  I’ll also be linking up with Random 5 Friday. Each day this month I will be posting  a floral photo with a scripture verse.  Hope you will … Continue reading