BibleDude

It’s after 11:30PM when I finally fall into bed. I hadn’t intended on staying up that late but there’s work to be done and so, it just happened that way. It’s seems like it’s only minutes later I hear her calling out to me in the dark. She calls my name once, and I wait–sometimes…

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Children

Yesterday was unpleasant.  Things were difficult the moment my toes tickled the carpet that morning, and I saw it coming then. The freight train of a struggling day. I knew as I headed down to make breakfast that I was not in a right frame of mind, and of course, as any Mom will tell…

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Five Minute Friday, Growth, Journey, Trust

Around here, on Friday’s we like to let our hair down just a bit. We write for just five minutes without stressing over our words and we publish it. No second guessing, no fretting. Lisa-Jo picks the prompt, and today it’s Here. Go. There’s this story I’m wanting to tell, here in this space–to you.…

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Dreams, Faith, Five Minute Friday, Trust

Joining with Lisa-Jo and the awesome community who plays along for Five Minute Fridays. Writing for five minutes, linking up, encouraging others. It’s simple enough. The prompt this week,  Opportunity. Go. God does these crazy things and I jump in most times head first because that’s me and that’s how I operate. I don’t always…

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Sisters In Bloom, Struggle, Trust

If it feels like I keep talking about waiting, it’s because I do. I keep talking about it because we are all waiting for something, and when the wait grows too long according to our expectations, we risk giving up, we risk losing hope. I’m waiting for something. We all are. Lessons are learned in…

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Children, Homeschooling, Obedience

Yesterday I wanted to put them on the bus. Not really, but in the hot moments of frustration, in the wily and raucous moments of disobedience over discipline the thought blasts through my head, the temptation to quit, “you know, you don’t have to do this,” I hear the murmurings. And I know that the…

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Advent, Faith, Journey

What are we to of make of Jesus Christ? . . . The real question is not what we are to make of Christ, but what is He to make of us?  -C.S.Lewis I’m racing again. The business of this waiting season is a good excuse to stay  running so that I don’t have to…

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