A Prayer For Redemption

Lord, I know that nothing is new to You. That there’s no such thing as “unprecedented times.” I know that You're controlling everything that goes on down here, even though it all seems completely out of control to me. And I know that You have in Your hand the power of redemption.  That You alone, [...]

It’s Spring!!! Life Update

I thought I’d just check in and give you a quick update on our lives, here in the midst of the craziness that is called COVID-19. I think we can all agree that this is one of the strangest times we’ve ever lived through. I hope you all are doing well and staying healthy. I’m [...]

Welcome, Little One

Look who came to stay at our house! Our little lady was born September 28, in the middle of a thunderstorm. She weighed 7 lb 14 oz, measured 19 inches long, and she's doing great! Cory named her Ruth Allison, after his grandmothers, Ruth and Alice. The children are already calling her Ruthie, so I [...]

It’s Been Awhile…

I realized this morning that I'm just not writing anymore. I trust that will change again soon, but right now I'm sufficiently occupied, and then some. 🙂 With the gardening /canning season in full swing, and the farm to keep up with, plus mowing grass, doing laundry, looking after my little ones, and more, there's [...]

My Thoughts on Ministry

Recently I've been thinking a lot about ministry. I think of it more often than I used to, since I have children . How can a failing human like me, be the kind of example that my children need? What do my children see in my life, that would make them want to turn to [...]

Mothers Day Thoughts

Disclaimer: I don’t know how to fix the issue with this post, so please don’t mind all the sideways scrolling that is required:( It’s Mother’s Day and I’m over here feeling all the feelings. We make a big deal over honoring our mothers on this one day per year. Flowers are bought, fancy dinners are [...]