Archive | September, 2009

Your Labor is Not in Vain!

Didja ever have one of those days where you had so much to do, you feared getting out of bed in the morning? I awoke with that feeling of gut-wrenching dread this morning. I knew the list was humanly impossible, but I also know all things are possible with the Lord. I cried out to […]

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Could I Have an Answer to Prayer?

In a previous post, after expressing my frustration with my current medical providers, I enumerated my lowered-standard requirements for a new endocrinologist. 1. Nice2. Nice nurse3. Not so busy4. Female5. Remember me After procrastinating too long, I finally called my insurance for a list of local female endocrinologists on the preferred providers list. There was […]

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Eyeore and I Love Weeds

I love fall weeds. I always have. I love the blending tans, greens, golds, creams, rusts and browns – each color boasts their own rainbow of shades. When the riot of summer blooms have fallen to the ground, the subtle colors of nature rise up to calm our souls as we prepare for winter. This […]

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$aving Dollar$ on Teen$ Clothe$

Having daughter$ is an expen$ive habit. We know. We have four. They need clothe$, $hoe$, make-up, clothe$, per$onal care item$, jean$, hair care product$ and gadget$, $hirts, finger-nail poli$he$ and gadget$, clothe$ and $hoe$. Once you buy one item on the li$t, it require$ $everal other item$ on the li$t to make a properly acce$orized […]

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Compare the Calendars

The beginning of a school year is always an adventure, as we face another year of homeschooling and prepare for winter/rainy season and the holidays. It is a slow stretch of anticipation, knowing that as the year ramps up into hysteria, it will come crashing down into glorious summer. I love summer. I love teaching […]

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Coffee Cup Encouragement

Morning always comes too soon. Mothers aren’t always able to sleep through the night, rarely get the recommended daily allowance of sleep (everyone is worried about the kids getting enough sleep but they get more than their moms!) and don’t often allow themselves to take a nap due to that ever-growing To Do List and […]

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Conquering Tiger Mountain

My husband can be impromptu. My husband can find an adventure. My husband sometimes doesn’t pay attention to all the details when he wants to have an impromptu adventure.Saturday he mentioned we should take a hike on Sunday after church. A guy at work recommended a great hike and where you could watch parasailing. We were all game. It […]

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MM Meditation – Shall I Not Drink the Cup?

John 183 Then Judas, having received a detachment of troops, and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.10 Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest’s servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant’s name was Malchus.11 So Jesus said to Peter, […]

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