letting go of the future

Yesterday morning, we found out that my husband's company was being bought out. Suddenly our future wasn't quite as sure as we thought it was. Our Master Plan for the next 5 years was suddenly irrelevant. His department is now redundant. Would he be laid off? Would he be transferred? Where? Should he look for […]

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inspiration – 4.3

You do not delight in sacrifice, or I would bring it;    you do not take pleasure in burnt offerings. My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit;    a broken and contrite heart    you, God, will not despise. Psalm 51: 16-17 Tweet

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inspiration – 3.27

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace; Taking, as He did, this sinful world as it is, not […]

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inspiration – 3.20

"The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him… We do not make requests of you because we are righteous, but because of your great mercy." Daniel 9: 9, 18 Tweet

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inspiration – 3.13

Wait for the LORD;    be strong and take heart    and wait for the LORD. Psalm 27:14 Tweet

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how great thou art

Yesterday my husband and the team he went to Haiti with shared in church about their experience there. It was amazing, as you can imagine. They shared a lot about a group of refugees they met, who were from Port au Prince, who had been living on this mountain under a giant, partially destroyed parachute […]

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sometimes i’m glad i overhear things….

I heard the sounds – Colin and Gracie were jumping on his bed again. We’ve been discouraging this practice, seeing as Colin tends to not be able to contain his bounces and ends up hitting walls, other people, the ground, etc. I walked over to his room to tell them to stop and heard them […]

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inspiration – 2.27

“My son if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding… Then you will understand what is right and just and fair-  every good path.”  Proverbs 2: 1-3, 9 […]

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processing

My husband made it home safely from Haiti – thank you to everyone who sent thoughts and prayers! He had a wonderful trip and eventually we will sort through the over 2000 pictures and share a few more with you. The kids are beside themselves with excitement that Daddy is home and have barely left […]

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inspiration – 2.13

Well, I found my challenge for the week: “This may shock you, but I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-do-day basis is my choice of attitude. … Attitude…keeps me going or cripples my progress. … When my attitudes are right, there’s no barrier too high, no valley too deep, […]

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