Category Archives: Learning

2016 Highlights

It’s a bit surreal to be back to this once-familiar screen. It has been over three-and-a-half years since my last post. Two days after that post came one of those experiences you read about in books, where the world stops … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Service, Redemption, and Healing

There is a area of my life in which I am recurringly stabbed with a sense of being unappreciated and lacking value.  When I start to think that I’m “over it,” something invariably happens to rip off a scab that … Continue reading

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A New Morning Habit

Mornings have long been a frustration to me, in the sense that we’ve struggled to get breakfast done and our day begun.  It’s seemed like we’re very disjointed/disconnected, not very family-ish, and have such a hard time getting to the … Continue reading

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Rejoicing in God’s Ruling Hand

I recently re-found this wonderful quote a friend posted from an out-of-print book, The Life and Letters of Janet Erskine Stuart. Says one who was Stuart’s assistant for some years, “She delighted in seeing her plan upset by unexpected events, saying … Continue reading

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We have been looking at a family business possibility over the past couple of months that would require a major time-investment from me.  As we pondered and prayed, I realized that to be gone from home more than fourty hours … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Dwelling

The Lord has been teaching me and reminding me lately that HE is my dwelling place. In a recent message about the attributes of God, I was reminded- The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the New Year

I started to wax contemplative regarding the new year in my FB status, then realized a blog post was in order. The word that has consistently come to mind as I’ve considered another year – NEW What do I want … Continue reading

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When All Seems Cold and Silent

I opened my inbox this morning to read of a infertility/adoption heartache of a friend of a friend. Fourteen years on knees, beseeching the Father for children, willing to accept even the honor of bringing an unmet soul into existence. … Continue reading

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Here’s the Thing…

We have been working on getting some steady forward motion in our schooling. The State Fair put a bit of a kink in our efforts, but this week we are getting down to business again. I was feeling extremely frustrated … Continue reading

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It’s a Weekday!

Starting a new weekday habit on Friday night makes things a bit tricky. I almost forgot today. And the streams of thought run through my head so quickly that it’s difficult to grab onto one. Provision. There’s one that I … Continue reading

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