A Mother’s Heart

Sometimes you can read scripture and struggle with it’s meaning. Sometimes you know what it means, but somehow you really don’t KNOW it in the depth of your soul. Somehow, sometimes, there is a disconnect. So you ask for wisdom and understanding. When our Sam was born...

Having a bad day???

Sometimes you just need a good laugh! The other day our oldest daughter, Sophie, was a little down.  We suggested she throw a dance party to cheer everyone up. The next thing we knew, she had her brothers dressed up in tutus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  One is even...

“Oh My! A gady ba!”

“Oh my! Oh my! A gady ba! No, we didn’t misspell anything. That was a quote from Little Miss Sarah. Living in an old house has it’s perks for a curious 1 1/2 yr.old.  Every year, about this time, the lady bugs invade!  They manage to squirm their way through your...

A Thankful Celebration!!!

It all started with some “out of town” family coming to the area. Then, our brains began to churn….how about we invite….and then……what about….them too!…..and maybe….YES! Oh, this person doesn’t have family near by and then what about– Oh, we don’t really know...

…and pursue…

If we are fleeing from the things the world says are important, such as money, material possessions, even status in our community or workplace, but have no where to run, we are running unrestrained.  “Without vision, the people perish.”  Literally, the word...

The Maritime Aquarium

Recently, we have the opportunity to travel slightly south to the Maritime Aquarium here in CT. We learned about all the animals that live here in the Long Island Sound.  Our favorite animals were the seals and the river otters. As a parent, I loved that there was...

How Cute Is She?

I just love this picture of Joanna and wanted to share it with everyone.  What a great smile as she played with Sophie the other day.    ...

Flee From All This…

I continue to wrestle with Paul’s challenge to Timothy to “flee from all this.”  In reading what Paul is calling Timothy to flee from, it is clear that most of the challenge has to do with the dangers of the love of money.  There is also an admonition to...