Under Construction

This blog remains under construction. Thanks for your patience! As I consider changes in focus and purpose, I’ve also being playing with some new looks. I like this new ‘theme’, but I’ve lost all of my subpages so more changes are on the way (after too many hours invested in learning random bits of blog … Continue reading

bits and pieces

The big days of Christmas have come and gone. It was quiet for us and offered much opportunity for considering what we desire future Christmases to look like. One thing I realized was that I love the exchange of gifts! I like how we moved them to the Solstice, and I’m glad we didn’t cut … Continue reading

glimpses

It’s handy having a husband about the house. The wood box just…gets filled. The recycling bins are tended to. The boys have someone for sword fights and piggy backs and wrestling and sledding and ‘chase’ and ‘tackle’ and, let’s be honest, a stern hand towards obedience. Here’s some glimpses. More later.

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choose

Prayer is sitting in the silence until it silences us, choosing gratitude until we are grateful, praising God until we ourselves are a constant act of praise. – Rohr

A few years back, a friend introduced me to Richard Rohr (well, his teachings and books and such). Since then, I’ve gained much from his guidance and insight. A friar, a catholic ‘mystic’ (ohh…scary words! 😉 ), and a man of faith gifted with vision towards losing self and embracing Christ, he’s worth the read/listen. … Continue reading

quick one

Oh this blog has been so neglected this week! I miss it! I’m hoping to be back in the ‘real world’ this week as I (slooowly!) awake from this flu fog. For all you mamas (as it really seems to hit the moms the hardest for some reason) who have been hit with this flu: … Continue reading

Family Friday

Join me today at the site of beautiful Melanie Joy for Family Friday for a breakfast feature!

cloth training pants– nice!

Super random…but how cute are these??? When we were potty-training Jem, we ended up using pull-ups a few times as he had outgrown the dipes and took a few weeks for overnights. With Knightley, I’m totally going to try these out. They’ve got all the ‘good cloth diapering’ reasons and are cute to boot 😉 … Continue reading

Giving thanks…papa and pumpkin!

Happy Friday! It’s COLD out there! The sky is grey, the air is damp and chilly, and this mama is having a great (and only normally chaotic) morning. I’m just so excited that it’s Thanksgiving weekend! The boys and I went and collected leaves and berries for decorating, there’s a fire in the woodstove, and … Continue reading

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