My “Child of the Week”


My 4-year-old started preschool a few weeks ago and this week he is the "child of the week". The point is to let all the kids get to express themselves and get to know each other in a different way. He had to pick his favorite book to share with the class and selected the BIBLE. :D  Ben and I just looked at each other and wondered if the teacher was going to be "Riiiiiiight, parents. he picked … [Read more...]

Silence in the waves


If you read Sherry's post earlier this week, I was the friend at the beach. It's strange isn't it, the void of silence echoing from the mountains to the beaches. Oddly poetic, no? :) You know that place of silence in a movie that is a split second of dramatic foreshadowing before something startles you? Well, that is what last week was to this one. You see, I walked my feet raw at the beach, … [Read more...]

impatience in the journey


Lately I've not been able to write. Part of that is that I've been extra busy at work but even when I've had time there has been such a huge mental block -- it's frustrating to say the least. Last night my schedule unexpectedly opened up and I was able to go to a meeting at my church and sit down with a group of women, most of whom I'd never met without knowing really what we'd be discussing. I … [Read more...]

Pertaining to First World Problems*


If you read my last post about how our AC went out and I might have gone a little crazy, you might be wondering how that has ended for us. Well, I am happy to report that as of Wednesday evening we once again have air conditioning! {cue loud cheering crowd} After posting my plea, things began to happen: Miracle 1:  The company, which previously had told us that they "couldn't find the … [Read more...]