random kindness recap

How did the 25 Days of Random Acts of Kindness Go? I could not recall ever doing a project as a family lasting 25 days, but random kindness acts we did, looking for opportunities everyday, and everywhere we go. It became the most blessed thing we have done together during Advent (over listening to Handel’s … Continue reading

25 Days of Random Kindness

Last minute ideas. Pardon me, I seem to thrive on those. I was revisiting Ann Voskamp’s Jesse Tree devotional, and as I was reading, I thought, I’d like to change things up a bit for the family this year. Still wanting to keep it simple, yet I yearn to personalize the “unwrapping His love in … Continue reading

this new season

Wow, time sure flies when you’re having fun! Boy, do I miss being here but life is full (of good things!) and living and savoring it brings little to no time to blog. The photo above was taken a few weeks ago when we “visited” this precious church on the corner. Visited in quotation marks … Continue reading

quiet recharge

preparing for a class i’m teaching tomorrow- on memorizing scriptures. the house was quiet and i was able to do my planning without any interruption. priceless. we loosely made plans to go out exploring today- but other than a few errands this morning, lunch date with the girls, appointments (hubby), we didn’t do much. it … Continue reading

today ii

a journal and a few good pens pencil roll with various microns and prismacolors my bible (all tucked in an accessible, portable lined basket) a good cup of coffee (even when it’s hot outside.) these are a few of my favorite things. when i crave intimacy with my Creator- i could find a quiet corner to … Continue reading

to fully live

circumstances grip the mind tiredness acts like goliath, comfort dictates it’s hard apathy dances around. yet there is Life within bigger than the one seen yearning to be unconfined to be fully lived. sometimes it overwhelms, in its fierceness it brings me to my knees with fear and trembling. yet no other life would i … Continue reading

to be gatekeepers

I meet missionaries, shake their hands, listen to their stories, and right then ask God, “sooo, when will You send me?” One day it dawned in me, He has sent me all along. This place where I am is my mission field. A special calling right at home- I am at peace with that. Have I mentioned … Continue reading