Category Archives: About my faith

Corona Days – 25-36

The time capsule continues. Day 25 – April 8 – This non-crafty mom spent time with Parker and Anna making decorations for Easter. I was quite pleased with them and we left them up for an entire month. Around 2:30 … Continue reading

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Red Light! Green Light!

I’m sure you’ve played that game at some point. Well, the whole world has been on Red Light since the end of February or early March, with the exception of essential personnel. And since they came up, might I just … Continue reading

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Unfreeze… (almost)

As of this moment we have been approved to have our HHGS picked up on May 18-20, but we still have to wait for confirmation from the moving company we’ve been assigned. So… we’ve told the boys we’re about 90% … Continue reading

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Protected: Easter Celebrations ~ 2020

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Timely words…

I’ve shared before that the most way I most clearly hear from God is through words. Some of my friends feel closest to Him in nature, or when they see a particular kind of bird. Some more easily recognize His … Continue reading

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Guesting-posting over at SallyMatheny.com!

It’s always an honor to be asked to share what is on my heart in someone else’s space. Sometimes I’m asked to speak at an event, write an article for a magazine, or guest-post for a friend’s blog. No matter … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2019

You’ll never guess where I am right now? It’s Friday at 10:45 am, the day after Valentine’s Day. I’m in a hotel room alone, writing my third blog post of the day, having spent the night alone. Alone. And that … Continue reading

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First guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 2

When we have loved ones come visit, I am oddly excited to show them the every-day things: the commissary, our fields, Anna’s preschool. On the first day Stephanie and I went on a four mile walk through the forest and … Continue reading

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Hayden’s 17!

I’ve found myself saying this to younger moms quite frequently lately: Don’t dread the teen years. They don’t have to be filled with angst. You can have so much fun if you spend the years leading up to that building … Continue reading

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Meeting the family

In my last post, Love at first sight, I shared in great length and detail the moment Matt and I met Anna.  For the rest of my life that moment will be added into the Most-Important-Moments section of my heart. Our … Continue reading

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