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Archive for July, 2009
We’re showing the Fireproof movie at our church tonight. When my husband told me about it, he also suggested that he and I facilitate the Fireproof study after we all watch the movie. A month ago, when he asked me to do this, it sounded like a good idea. I like to say yes to [...]
The other night we saw a huge coyote on the golf course. I didn’t get close enough to it to take its picture (unlike my friend Brenda Minton who does take pictures of dangerous wildlife ) but it looked something like this:
Thanks to my friend Danica Favorite, I have pictures. I’ve already told Allen that before next year I need a camera small enough to fit in an evening bag (actually I need an evening bag, too)! There were so many awesome people and things and goofy moments and I have no record of them! (Some [...]
I soooo missed my beautiful Florida mornings when I was in D.C. I’m sitting on the pool deck with my cup of coffee, watching the sun rise into a brilliant blue sky and listening to my neighborhood wake up. I got seven full hours of sleep last night which I’m pretty sure is more than [...]
RWA O9 is about to commence. I’m leaving before the crack of dawn in the morning in order to make it to DC in time for the literacy signing. Because of a snafu, I had to change my flight (really, it was my bad, but this is a sticky subject with my husband [...]
In what my husband assures me is normal behavior for boys, so far this year my fifteen year old son has sprained his thumb, injured his growth plate in his hip, gotten some weird muscle pull in the chest wall. And now the latest is a gaping head wound caused by contact with his [...]
As a mom, a former children’s minister, youth pastor’s wife, and now pastor’s wife, I’ve probably sent kids or chaperoned kids on hundreds of trips. The church bus accident in Mississippi has consumed my thoughts today. The children and their families have been in my prayers almost every moment since I’ve heard.
The mother [...]
From my now officially teenaged daughter:
“Mom, don’t drive so fast. I can’t die now. I just got my new cell phone.”
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