Family

FRAGRANCE OF FORGIVENESS

By on Dec 3, 2018 in Family | 2 comments

But I say to you that whoever divorces his wife for any reason except sexual immorality causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a woman who is divorced commits adultery. Matthew 5:32 Wait! Keep reading, give me a minute of your time! My daughter came home from school reciting this verse with anger, hurt and unadmitted tearful eyes. Her heart ache was for...

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Eliza’s Favorite Story

By on Nov 27, 2018 in Family | 0 comments

“There is a lad here who has 5 barley loaves and 2 small fish, but what are they among so many.” John 6:9 The story of feeding the 5,000- most likely 10,000 + including women and children, begins as Jesus lifted His eyes and saw a great multitude coming toward Him. Jesus turned to Phillip, a disciple and native of the nearby town, “Where shall we buy bread, that...

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CONFESSIONS OF A DRESSING ROOM MOM

CONFESSIONS OF A DRESSING ROOM MOM

By on Dec 19, 2015 in Family | 3 comments

Tulle everywhere, giggles, laughter, cookie crumbs, coloring books, anticipation and excitement. Last night was the dress rehearsal for the Nutcracker. The very first performance Lexi is in. I think this will be one of many…and Eliza to follow. There I was in the dressing room silently starting a prayer over these 22 sweet littles, (ANGELS, FLOWERS, SNOWFLAKES) for...

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HOLDING HANDS?

By on Dec 16, 2015 in Family | 2 comments

The hustle and serious bustle of holiday season has swept me away this morning. There is a picture of a dog; bug-eyed, reindeer antlers strapped to her head, crazed, eye twitching. The caption reads something like, “I am NOT stressed. I GOT this.” That is truly what I feel this morning. I ran my very first 5K this weekend. Being able to accomplish a goal and simply...

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BEST VACATION YET

By on Nov 13, 2015 in Family | 2 comments

Disney vacations take TONS of planning. I found blogs and websites advising about everything Disney. Parking, hours, best days of the year to go, rated rides, rated restaurants, what to pack, what not to pack, what to buy there, how to save while you’re there (impossible), having a wedding there? We planned lunches, dinners, mid morning breakfast with characters,...

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SINGING vs SIGNING

By on Oct 20, 2015 in Family | 4 comments

My reason for going to church was totally self centered and self-rewarding. We returned the night before from a weeklong family vacation. Sunday was spent with the girls attempting to do laundry, restocking the house with food, nagging of unfinished homework assignments, bathing two stinky dogs and getting back on a nap schedule. The evening service sounded like...

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