[pinit] Last week, I was stuck in the end of my driveway for 45 minutes. Yes, this was a different situation than the time I left the driveway with a high-fiveing front bumper. For a half hour I alternated between spinning my tires until the air reeked of rubber and hacking away at the ice […]
Learning contentment in the cold
[pinit] I rub my hands together hoping the friction will warm them. The thermostat blinks 70, but I’m freezing.The teakettle heats on a red burner. I wait for the whistle to call me over for a cup of tea. Or hot chocolate. Or maybe just to fill a mug with nothing but hot water. More […]
Love Your Ordinary: Frustrations
Happy Monday! The sun was shining here, which is a beautiful (and not very ordinary) thing. I wanted to share with you a quick update on my husband Kedron. So many of you have been praying for him over the past few months as he went through surgery for thyroid cancer. He had his follow-up […]
What’s filling your mind?
Summing it all up, friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious—the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse. Philippians 4:8 MSG Anyone else have spring fever? Ready for spring break? Hitting that low […]
Where were you for Blizzard 2011?
Yesterday made me question our judgment of leaving Florida. Just a bit. It took my husband a couple hours to dig us out of the 18 inches of snow on our driveway. It was a good day to be a mom. I kept the water going on the stove refilling mugs of hot chocolate and […]
Beat the Blahs – Day 6
Read a new/new-to-you author It’s no secret that I love books. I recently discovered a treasure box full of my childhood books. As I stacked my old friends in a pile next to me, I was amazed at just how many books my family had bought for me while I was growing up. When I […]