This is a tough post because the reality is the men I most admire have stories that are not mine to share. It is those stories that make them stand out to me. The men I have learned the most from have taught me in their darkest seasons. The man whose character shines in a [...]
I'm writing about Joshua today over at Lessons From The Wilderness.
The third installment in the Ladies of the Manor series, A Lady Unrivaled follows Lady Ella who is on a mission to save her family from any additional heartache due to the fire eyes diamonds. In the journey to find out the truth Lady Ella falls in love, finds her life in danger, and discovers [...]
Jen Wise's post Why Post Wounds Control the Present is giving me the strength to fight again. "Isn’t it interesting that past hurts can still feel so strong, so deep, and so NOW, when we never really allowed them to heal? While I hadn’t cried then at fifteen, it was now, as an adult, with [...]
Mrs. Disciple continues to stretch my thinking each Friday with #FridayFive. It wasn't until after my second son was born that my Nana began to open up a bit about her childhood. Her mother had tuberculosis and had lost two children by the time my grandmother was born. She was sent off to live with [...]
I'm writing on Deuteronomy 34 today! Deuteronomy 34 today!
Since we've had kids the closest we've lived to family, is 4 hours. I realize that many people live far from family so this might be something you relate to, but for me, it has been an adjustment. I didn't expect to live near family, so this isn't a "woe is me" post. It's more [...]
So, this picture doesn't have anything to do with my post, but I love the story behind it. Elijah was terrified of himself in the mirror while wearing his dinosaur costume for Halloween at age 2. Last Five Books that made me cry: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers A modern day story [...]
It's autumn in the mountains and football season is here. Although life can be consuming any month, autumn is extra full for our family. This week the weather has begun to cool and the rains that were steadily present have tapered. Our box garden which yielded vegetables without much tending all summer has died off. [...]
Our 11-year-old recently discovered worship music on YouTube. Although I'm not thrilled with all that YouTube holds it's hard to argue with this aspect. The other day I was in the kitchen cooking, and Elijah say "Hey mom, do you remember this song? Why don't we sing it anymore?" In the summer of 2013, our [...]