Well, our power went out a few hours ago and I'm awake, trying to make sure we have a good plan to get everyone ready for violin lessons this morning. A minor inconvenience at most, really. I thought while up I'd share a small disappointment we recently encountered with y'all. When we moved back to … Continue reading A Small Disappointment
When I look back at the past month, I see a flurry of activity. As we prepare for the birth of our ninth child, things have been busy! Throw in birthday parties for three children, dropping our first child off at college, and the continual settling into our new home, and I must admit that … Continue reading Life in Our Home || October 2019
Hello, friends! We have been settling into our new home for about a month now and I wanted to share a few thoughts about just how thankful I am for our time in South Carolina. I have been reflecting on the good habits I learned while there which have carried over to our new home. … Continue reading Enjoying Home
For me, walking with the Lord is sometimes hard. Perhaps you know what I mean. As I grow closer to Him or seek His will on a subject, often I'm surprised by what He asks me to do because it is so countercultural. I've always enjoyed Independence Day and things of a patriotic nature. I'm … Continue reading My Raw, Unfiltered Thoughts About Patriotism
Hello, friends. As I type, I'm sitting in the living room of our new-to-us cabin. We have downsized, yet again. This time it's more in the manner of land instead of house size. We now live on 1.5 acres instead of 6. The land is both hillside and rocky, not at all usable like our … Continue reading Downsizing, Again?