Making My Home Sing Monday

I’ve done just enough this weekend to get a few things caught up – dishes and laundry. The two never-ending household chores that can’t be left to chance… But it felt good. Its nice to have cleaned off counters and full dressers. Other chores will get taken care of this week as my energy comes back – and I’m really trying to “take it easy” the way that I should. Honestly, there have been really

A New Season

TO EVERYTHING there is a season, and a time for every matter or purpose under heaven: A time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to pluck up what is planted, A time to kill and a time to heal, a time to break down and a time to build up, A time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time

Psalm 46

GOD IS our Refuge and Strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation], a very present and well-proved help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change and though the mountains be shaken into the midst of the seas, Though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling and tumult. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]! There is a river whose streams shall make glad the city of

Doing What I Can to Make My Home Sing

I’ve been VERY tired lately – and we’ve got a lot of “stuff” going on in and around our home and family. Thankfully, Curly is done with soccer – but she had fun and made some new friends and rediscovered her love for digging up worms out of the dirt… We were all kinda dealing with some crud yesterday – different for each of us – but we laid low and took it easy. Curly

The Work of Your Hands

Several years ago, my younger brother Dan, sent me a present for my birthday. He was very excited about it and told me to be looking for it to come. That was a little unusual, and when I got the box and saw the size, I was not sure what to expect. When I opened it, inside was a hand coffee mill. I was ecstatic! When I called to talk to him about it, he

Do you Remember That Smell?

My grandmother wore a certain perfume – and although she passed away almost 22 years ago, whenever I get a whiff of it – I instantly remember her. As we grow up, I think many of us could attest to the impact that our sense of smell has on us. A newborn’s sense of smell helps him/her identify his mother and follow to his/her necessary food source. In fact, within just a few days of

I’m Singing In the Rain…

Have you ever tried to actually Sing in the Rain? Usually I’m a bit “froggier” during wet weather so I don’t sing with as much gusto, but I’m usually singing in my head at least… I’ve found that doing my “chores” around the house is SOOOOOOO much better if I am listening to praise & worship music – or tappin’ your foot contemporary Christian music. I get in a “groove” and if I’m singing while