Every year we head to the mountains to cool off. It is also a time to simplify our lives and get back to the basics. The cell phone is off, there is no land-line, there is no computer, there are no ... Read More about To The Mountains!
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Pregnancy often brings with it new emotions, new thoughts, and new aches and pains. It is just a fact of life, literally. Bringing a new life into this world does not come without changes and ... Read More about Washing Away the Cares of the Day
On July 4, 2007, Emily Sofia entered this world weighing 10 pounds, 2 ounces. A beautiful bundle of baby girl. Our 5th child.The photo above was taken the day we brought her home. We're both in our ... Read More about Remembering Emily
I wanted to take a moment to blog about some things that have been going through my head as Emily's birthday approaches. I must warn you, though, my mood is solemn and not all these thoughts are ... Read More about Thoughts from a Grieving Mother
A network of delicate threads, like lace, between the two of you. One who was, One who is. A child lost, A child gained. A beauty shared that no one else will truly understand. A ... Read More about Intertwined
(Blog notes: Thank you Jill for the link to this powerful video! ) http://www.whatifimpretending.com The churches are full of "professing Christians," but WHAT IF? What if some of them, some of ... Read More about What If…I'm Pretending?
The lapse in my entries is due to that age-old malady called morning sickness, better described as all-day sickness. So forgive me if I do not wax eloquent...I just do not feel very eloquent these ... Read More about The Morning Sickness Has Arrived
Psalm 127:3-5 Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath ... Read More about Enjoying YOUR Quiverfull
About a month ago, I sat at my daughter's grave and talked aloud to her and to God. I do not know if our dear ones in Heaven can truly hear us, but it brings me comfort to speak aloud to my baby ... Read More about The Lord Has Considered Me…
The laundry room of most homes is a dreary place, often outfitted with cement walls and pipes in a dank basement setting. Occasionally, the washer and dryer are afforded a secret hideout behind closed ... Read More about Transforming the Mundane Into the Beautiful