Living for NOW

Looking for the perfect Christmas ham, I ventured into a high quality food store- only to be shocked by the extreme prices of their meat!  Why, I could buy an entire week’s worth of groceries for the price of one of those fancy hams! So I went to store #2 -and much to my dismay […]

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the people that walked in darkness have seen a great light

And the light shines in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.   John 1:5 We wanted to do something as a “family” this past weekend- just the four of us. I admit, I wanted to do the “mom” thing and go see some holiday lights- while the rest of the family wanted to go […]

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when things don’t seem to go as planned…

when things don’t seem  to go as planned He says be still- it’s in My hand listen all around as He orchestrates the sound the muted tones crescendo sweetly as He sings joy over me His never ending grace, it is profound- so profound… For the LORD your God is living among you. He is […]

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the struggle is real

The struggle is real  only a glimpse in sight  of  our dreamy skies  both morning and night   the struggle is real  the frustration high all I wanna do  is see a clear view of the sky!   Isn’t it funny how our priorities change over time? When we first moved into our home over […]

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Create in me…

Create in me a pure heart, O God,     and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence     or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation     and grant me a willing spirit, to sustain me. Psalm 51 Today I am excited to collaborate with […]

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Restoration

And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.    1 Peter 5:10 We were in search of some old wood to use to build a decorative wall for the stage […]

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Away in a Manger

It is bittersweet watching the girls grow and “outgrow” certain things… One of their very favorite Christmas decorations has always been the Little People nativity set.  I used to set it out and they would play with it for hours!  They would even incorporate their own toys into the manger scene.  One day I even […]

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