Posts Tagged ‘Personal’

When I was a kid, one whole wall in our kitchen was covered with a long bulletin board.  Half was used for current events (homeschooling kids never leave the classroom, no matter where they are), and the other half was covered with pictures of friends and family.  Some of the people on that board I’d […]


I just finished listening to Tim Keller’s “Your Plans: God’s Plans” sermon. Wow. I can so relate.  Just what I needed tonight…  I have lots of plans – hopes, dreams, desires, deadlines, stuff in the future I’ve already paid money to attend, you get the picture.  But in listening to this sermon, I realized that […]


Missing Pieces

12Mar11

I began writing this a month ago tonight.  Sometimes life gets “in the way” of what I really want to do, but I think that’s the whole point…  It’s what I do when life gets in the way that really counts.  That’s who I really am – the person I am when life is in […]


I think I had hoped the curveballs would end with 2010. :-)  Not so.  Surprise! Instead, the first three weeks of 2011 have felt like the very beginning of a huge roller coaster:  you’re strapped in, going up, and suddenly realize what’s ahead.  And there’s NOTHING you can do about it – you can’t stop, […]


Hello, 1/1/11!

01Jan11

Last night was probably one of the loveliest New Years’ Eves I can remember.  After a family photo and a relaxed dinner out, we spent the evening at church – fellowshipping, singing Baptist hymns, praying, and celebrating the Lord’s Supper as the calendar changed.  Very poignant.  We welcomed 2011 by singing “Jesus, What a Friend […]