I recently posted my ten (plus 1) favorite waterfalls in the U.P. The problem with listing only 10 is that there are way too many really good falls that got left off. With that, I am making another list of my OTHER 10 (plus 1) favorite waterfalls in the U.P.!!! Even though I have my… Read More My OTHER 10 Favorite U.P. Waterfalls
Dear parent of a child who has special needs: Maybe your child “isn’t like the rest of the other children.” Maybe your child has autism, Down’s syndrome, wears glasses, is missing a limb, has a sensory disorder, eczema, allergies, or any other issue that doesn’t fit the cookie cutter picture of “normal.” If so, I… Read More Dear parent of a child who has special needs: 10 Points to Remember
As the sweet one slept, I took time in the silence to ponder just that: silence. There are many cautions in the Bible for one to be silent- to watch the running of the tongue. One example is Proverbs 21:23, ” Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps out of trouble.” We have all… Read More The Silence
Sometimes in life it may feel like you are walking alone. The circumstances and challenges you are facing may trick you into thinking you are facing life by yourself, like no one cares or understands. Worry and doubt convince you that not even God exists, that you indeed are truly by yourself. When you walk… Read More Not Alone
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. I’m pretty sure we’ve all heard this growing up. It’s the surefire way to save the planet, or at least make it better. What about saving ourselves? Well, I came up with my own set of “re” word that will at least help us stay on track with God. REFOCUS: Hebrews… Read More Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.
A couple weeks back we took a walk in our neighborhood while James road his little tricycle and Joy road her bike. James, being the boy he is, was completely reckless on that thing. He paid little attention to the fact that there was a hill right in front of him, or gave much credence… Read More Keep Moving
We have all heard of the nesting robin. Every spring you may see a robin working fiercely to build her nest. Then, the next thing you know you hear the chirping and little baby bird heads poking out. This week I have been observing something that isn’t thought of much- the RESTING Robin. It seems… Read More The RESTING Robin
Janet’s an old friend that was involved in New Kids on the Rock with me for a number of years. While there are many other kids I grew up with that were also involved, this post really only relates to Janet so she’s all we’ll mention. We did a summer tour one year and did… Read More “I don’t wanna be the farmer…”