A Modern-Day Proverbs 31 Woman

10: A wife of noble character, who can find? She is worth far more than rubies–so buy her diamonds. 11: Her husband knows that she has everything under control and he has nothing to complain about. 12: She is the source of the goodness in his life–not the harm. 13: She selects denim and cotton-polyContinue reading “A Modern-Day Proverbs 31 Woman”

Christmas Service

Our experiment on how we “do” Christmas was a success. We went to Christmas Eve service at church, then came home and opened presents. (Note to self: do present opening earlier in the day so youngest child will not tire out too quickly). On Christmas day we did the stockings and then made and ateContinue reading “Christmas Service”

Our Dancing Ballerina & Christmas on Christmas Eve?

On Sunday Reagan went with her grandparents to see the Springfield Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker. She was enthralled. As if we didn’t have a dancer before she has now become a prancing, twirling, toe pointing not-so-little-girl. Nothing was done this evening without a ballerina twist on it. We made Rudolph cupcakes and will deliverContinue reading “Our Dancing Ballerina & Christmas on Christmas Eve?”

Fear vs. Action

God tells the Israelites in 2 Chronicles 20:17, “…Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out to face them tomorrow, and the Lord will be with you.” Idea: Focus on the purpose and you won’t have time to be discouraged. Why am I just realizing this now? We’ve lived here for almost threeContinue reading “Fear vs. Action”