Monthly Archives: August 2014

True Beauty

This week was our last meeting for the summer Bible study in the book of Esther. I think this is the first Bible study with a group of women that I have actually finished. I did a cover to cover … Continue reading

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Rich in Self

This summer I have had the opportunity to gather with a few other ladies at the home of a mutual friend one day a week. We gather for the purpose of studying the Bible–specifically the book of Esther. I admit … Continue reading

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Have to OR Get to?

If you know me well, you know that my opinion of public schools is not very high. (This could be, and probably will be at some point, another blog post) You probably know that I homeschooled my kids for many … Continue reading

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Holding a Grudge

My father taught me many things. I was the youngest of four. By the time I was born, my parents had been married a while and were pretty well established. I don’t remember living anywhere but in the middle class … Continue reading

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In My Weakness

I am a Christian. Before I write anymore, let me make some things clear about what being a Christian means to me. It means I believe that Jesus, the Son of God, left heaven and came to earth. He lived … Continue reading

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Some are Different

This is a picture of two of my kids (years ago obviously) with someone who was very special to them, to me, and to our entire family. This is my son Zach and my daughter Anna with our next door … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

Tonight, as I was walking the dog, my senses picked up two things that instantly sent my mind into memory recall. Have you ever had that happen? A smell, a sound, a sight, a taste–something teases one of the human … Continue reading

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A Cry From the (Almost) Empty Nest

So this is it. This is what it feels like. For many years I tried to imagine this day. To be honest, though, what I did imagine did not look anything like what is actual reality right now. I envisioned … Continue reading

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