Monthly Archives: December 2008

Thoughts from Spurgeon on the End

Morning, December 30 “Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof.” — Ecclesiastes 7:8 Look at David’s Lord and Master; see his beginning. He was despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows and acquainted with … Continue reading

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Back Online

We had our new internet service (satellite) installed on Friday. Saturday, we had a demonstration of the less-stable aspect of a satellite connection, as there were storms most of the day and we had no service. But all in all, … Continue reading

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Off line

It looks like we will soon be off line indefinitely… Our new ISP is charging us twice as much as they said they would for some not-so-hot wireless broadband that does not meet our needs. I’m getting ready to call … Continue reading

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More Imperfection

And isn’t it beautiful?! I made another step of progress in my It-doesn’t-have-to-be-perfect-to-be-beautiful journey. And in my the-whole-point-of-Christmas-is-a-Person-not-my-imperfect-decorations journey. See, despite our good intentions, we didn’t buy candles for our Advent wreath before Advent started last Sunday. The only places … Continue reading

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The Joys of Motherhood

~ The adoration in your 18 month old’s eyes as he flies across the room to your arms. ~ The hilarity of listening to your 7 year old read knock knock jokes to you that she doesn’t understand. ~ Sharing … Continue reading

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Cutest Blog

I’ve been longing for a Christmas blog look, but dreading the time that it takes for me to transfer all of my gadgets over to one of Lena’s beautiful designs.  I noticed that my friend Rachel had a really cute … Continue reading

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I believe I’ve neglected to mention…

… that we have baby chicks in our house!   No, they didn’t come with the property, though a lovely chicken house does, which is what allowed us to bite the bullet and order some chicks.  We’ve wanted chickens for … Continue reading

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A food post

It’s been a couple of months since I posted on my food blog, so I thought I should announce that there’s a new post there!

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The Deeper Halo – worthwhile thoughts on what comes after “the thrill” The Rabbit Room’s Virtual Advent Wreath Week 1 reflection Some Advent tools you might find handy… An older Advent calendar that, though not updated, has some great resources … Continue reading

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Jesse Tree

There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and … Continue reading

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