Tag Archive: God’s gifts

May 17

Thursday Favorite Things: My Geeky Kid


  Last night, after our ladies Bible study, I walked out into the church entry and heard the giggling of several 5th grade girls. They were all in a little group chatting and laughing at each other. Every one of them was wearing a pair of these silly looking plastic glasses. One girl had on a pair …

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Apr 25

[Almost] Wordless Wednesday: From ashes to beauty


   We are truly blessed! God has taken the ashes of our lives and created a beautiful family. All of our grown-up children, and their children, along with our younger daughters are the treasures of our lives. A few weeks ago, during our “mini summer” in March, Grandpa took several of the kids and grandkids …

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Jan 11

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday: Treasures


“The world is so full of a number of things, I’m sure we should all be as happy as kings . . . . ” from A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson. As I am working on my new art journal, I will be looking for all the opportunities that God brings …

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Jan 10

In Other Words: Have You Noticed?


“If I can’t find God in the ordinary places of life, either I’m not looking hard enough or he’s not nearly as approachable as I need him to be. This is a paradox too. God appears in all the ordinary places, burning bushes, naked Barbies, plumbing disasters. But when he does, those places become holy. …

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Dec 08

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop: Morning in the Heartland

I’ve always been a morning person. Everything seems so much easier in the morning! A task that would take me a half hour at night, can be whipped together in just a few minutes in the morning. I realize not everyone is like that . . . . but that’s just the way I’ve always …

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Nov 03

Thursdsay Favorite Things: Little Girls and Ice Cream


When your baby girl has her own baby girl . . . . and then you are blessed with two more baby girls . . . . ice cream will always be part of the equation! Our daughter Erin is the mama to three baby girls, Kyra, Liesl, and brand-new baby Klara. So when we …

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