After logging hundreds of hours during a summer reading program my daughter was awarded with the prize of the book, "Blackbird Fly." Thankfully I decided to read this book before letting her dive into it- and I am glad I did. Blackbird Fly, by Erin Entrada Kelly, has many great ratings on Amazon. Reviews write … Continue reading Why the book Blackbird Fly is not a good book for your daughter to read, and which book is.
Today we celebrate that this little fellow has survived/ blessed others for two years of life on this earth! While snugging this precious little man I am super thankful that he can say a few words including "Amen" and "thank you" as his favorite (although his siblings strongly try to persuade him to say "booger!") … Continue reading Celebrating Life; When Death Does Not Win
The book, Slow Down - Embracing the Every day Moments of Motherhood by Nichole Nordeman is the perfect gift for every mother of young children. It is a smaller, hardcover book that is filled with 14 chapters of colorful and vibrant pages full of encouragement, reflection, and thought. Each chapter has a place to … Continue reading Book Review: Slow Down by Nicole Nordeman
Just because you read a news article online, doesn't mean it's true. Same is just because you listen to a sermon, that doesn't mean the sermon is true or right. Just because you grew up being taught a certain way doesn't mean that way is right. To me, it is hard hearing all the … Continue reading Predetermined Life or Predestinated Life?!?!? How far in advance does God plan Life?
Being a mom in general is a scary thing. Being a mom of children who can slip into anaphylactic shock within seconds is a super terrifying thing. Nicole Nordeman writes, "Bringing a baby into the world is one of the bravest things a woman could ever choose to do." I couldn't agree more with … Continue reading Matters of Life or Death
Upon packing for my 8th move in the last 9 years of marriage I have found myself pondering - What exactly is home? As God has in a sense created us to be moving missionaries for the season, my family has not had a worldly home - only buildings to live in. Our prayer in … Continue reading What Is Home
The world, our culture- it wants to buy our lives. It puts labels on jobs and treats those with retirement benefits and 401K's as the only successful careers out there. It is a world filled with advertisements to buy more and more things. People get the message that they must have this and have … Continue reading My Life Is Not For Sale
Night, Night Train by Amy Parker is such a cute book intended for toddlers. Parker combined together what most young boys love into one book- trains and puppies. In this board book, a family of puppies goes through a bedtime routine as they prepare to sleep for the night. The routine is on every similar … Continue reading Book Review: Night, Night Train
Sometimes life doesn't seem very peaceful. It may instead feel like one tsunami crashing over you and engulfing you constantly. Maybe you can't feel like your feet are setting hold of still ground- you want to be still but the world around you keeps shaking. You feel in a constant storm, with tornado winds spinning … Continue reading Top 3 Tips To Enjoy Life When The Enemy Wants You To Fail
When my babe started having full-body rashes that became flesh-eating it became my main focus to get him better. Day in and day out I stared at his skin, looking for any bits of improvement but mostly seeing signs of further deterioration. I was obsessed with the situation; obsessed with finding a cure for … Continue reading Muddy Eyes- When Dirt is Good For Us