Monthly Archives: May 2011

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Favorite Verse: Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Proverbs 16:24 NIV Favorite Activity: Checking the garden to see if anything new is growing. Favorite Song: It’s Amazing, by Jem Favorite TV Show: … Continue reading

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Which comes first, the heart or the tongue…

“…for out of the abundance of the heart, his mouth speaks.” Luke 6:45b ESV Judging from what comes out of my mouth, you might not always see how black my heart can be. I’m usually pretty good at controlling my … Continue reading

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Practicing Gratitude: Week 17

171. For God’s mercy and grace, pouring over me, comforting, transforming.

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Internal Struggle

My heart and mind are restless and agitated. I’m not sure why. Something needs to change, but I’m not sure what. Or how. So I find myself going through the motions of everyday without fully engaging. Do you have times … Continue reading

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What About Socialization?

When Scott and I first started discussing the possibility of homeschooling, socialization was a concern. We didn’t want to sequester our children away from the world. We wanted them to learn to stand up for themselves and to also be … Continue reading

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Kid-Size Perspective

Abby told me tonight that she is going to start calling me robot mommy…because I never run out of energy. I don’t know what alternate reality she’s living in, but I like it. ~~~~~~~~ When Jonah does something funny, Abby … Continue reading

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Tumtum and Nutmeg

We found a new book on our last visit to the library. This isn’t unusual. I always scan the new books propped on top of the stacks and usually select a few. For this book, though, I was wandering with … Continue reading

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