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A good friend gave Zoe a lil' monkey for Christmas… and let me tell you she loves this monkey. She can find him anywhere when you ask her to go get lil' monkey. (she also has a big monkey that she loves too… he's more of a friend that we love to act like he's […]

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Okay, this is NOT the type of can't live without list of things that I would nessecarily grab if my house was on fire. This isn't the obviously things I can't live without such as my faith, my family, my passions, my friends, etc….  just a list of things that make everyday life doable and […]

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Growing up for me, being a pastors daughter, Easter Activities were mostly centered about what the church was doing that day. And being in Alaska I think a lot of times we had a church-wide potluck since most extended families lived "in the lower 48". A lot of holidays in Alaska were really centered around church family […]

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Living He loved me, dying He saved me, buried He carried my sins far away, rising He justified freely forever, someday He's coming, OH GLORIOUS DAY!!!         Because He lives, I can face tomorrow,    Because He lives, all fear is gone;    Because I know He holds the future,    And life is worth the […]

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Zoe loves her some older kids. She watches them, learns from them, follows them, she loves it. Honestly, it makes me want to adopt children just a little older than her… not just because Zoe would love it, but I think that they would too. I've always loved family dynamics, the older teaching the younger […]

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I was SO glad to get to see my friend and her beautiful boy. :o)  I hadn't been to their new place before so it was great getting the tour. Tash is so smart and growing up so fast. LOVE his curls….Love them! Tash showed Zoe how to go up and down the stairs, Zoe's […]

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I'm soooo glad tot be home sweet home. I missed Dan and Jack bunches and bunches. But it's just been a day and already I miss this sweet family. I LOVE my lil' niece. She's oh so presh!! (as you can see. :o) I can't wait to see them next month.            […]

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Jack is staying with my parents this weekend while I'm gone so even though I didn't fly out last night he stayed with them since I'll be flying out super early tomorrow. So Zoe and I have had a mommy-and-me day today. It's been so much fun. The other day Zoe spent the night with Dan's […]

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I was supposed to fly out of DFW last night but major storms were brewing so it wasn't a surprise when they told me my flight was canceled. Then after 40 minutes on hold with AA and getting booked on different flights for today and twice they were canceled due to the plane not being […]

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Okay, so just to clairfy… these are things that I wondered at the time if they would be a mistake or could have been a mistake or that others have told me would be or generally are a mistake. So, read on and you'll see what I mean.  1.  Apprenticed instead of working a real paying job.  […]

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{Playtime }   { Bathtime }         { Snack time. }          { Tummy Time }        { Nap Time }           {  T.V. Time }      *she loves singing along and doing motions.    { Going to Grandma and Grandpa's } * this […]

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Why Blog?    (adapted slightly from Abraham Piper's Desiring God Blog article Why Pastors should Blog )  To Write: through writing you delve into new ideas and new insights. If you strive to write well, you will at the same time be striving to think well. To Preserve: face it ladies, pregnancy and child raising leaves […]

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Twitter is self-selecting. I find the people I Twitter with most are sharp theological thinkers, committed Christians with a tendency towards Reformed theology, yet are very different from me – and therefore challenge my assumptions, broaden my understanding and bring humor and joy to Christian life. A little bit of heaven here on earth. Twitter […]

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{ Facebook on the Missionfield:  from a missionary's perspective. }   I think she said it all beautifully so I'll just let her share and hopefully you'll love missionaries you know by connecting with them almost instantly today    SO SO MUCH has changed in the last 14 years I’ve been on the mission field.  When I […]

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Think through your status updates!! Start a conversation. Ask a question.. what do you think? Anyone know a good chinese food place in fort worth? What books have you found to be helpful in raising toddlers?  This connects you with others who may know a lot more on a certain subject you are interested in. And […]

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I really don't have many thoughts to share today. So, I thought I'd share some others thoughts that I love to read via blogs. (I could NOT stay on top of all these blogs, nor would it be a wise use of my time without a blog reader. I've recommended them before on here and […]

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