Lost and Found

From the fullness of God’s grace we have all received one blessing after another. John 1:16 (NIV) I had my outfit planned out perfectly for an important meeting at work – grey pencil skirt, black short-sleeved sweater, grey heels. The only thing I needed to complete it was my favorite necklace, given to me by … Continue reading Lost and Found

Love a Lot Bear

From the lips of children and infants, you have ordained praise O Lord.  Psalm 8:2  (NIV) “Doesn’t this bother you?” I asked my middle daughter when she was 6 or so as we surveyed her room. It was covered with castles, battles long won and lost by various pirates and knights, Barbies, Barbie clothing, Bionicles … Continue reading Love a Lot Bear

It’s a Truth Universally Known…

“My people will live in peaceful dwelling places, in secure homes, in undisturbed places of rest,” says the Lord. Isaiah 32:18 (NIV) It was a Saturday night, and my husband was working until midnight. If I could just get the kids to bed at 9:00, I’d have three hours to myself, I thought. But that … Continue reading It’s a Truth Universally Known…

Big Girl Beds and Big Box Stores

Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. Matthew 6:19 (NIV) Two weekends ago my husband and I shopped at Sam’s Club using a guest pass to get a mattress for Princess’s new big girl bed. Yes, at four years old, it … Continue reading Big Girl Beds and Big Box Stores