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25 July 2015 ~ 2 Comments

Queen Anne’s Lace-Lessons from creation Pt 2.

In  Part 1 I was sharing about the treasure my children brought me, that ended up giving me some alarm, when my daughter possibly ingested a bit. My research showed me one of the differences between Hemlock and Queen Anne’s Lace.  The small, blood colored spot at the very center…the very core of the beautiful […]

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25 July 2015 ~ 2 Comments

Queen Anne’s Lace- Lessons from creation Pt 1.

They came in with wide smiles, ready to hand me the latest treasure they had found outside. They love to bring me things, whether tiny or large, flower or weed.  It is their delight to bring me pretties. It is one of those special things that mommy’s get to enjoy.  The childlike gifts of youth. […]

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29 June 2015 ~ 16 Comments

Olympic Hero, Missionary…or Mommy?

Sharing again some thoughts from awhile ago… Here is a story of 3 women. Woman number 1 is an olympic athlete.  She loves to skate and has trained for it from her earliest remembrances.  Hour after hour, day after day she has put her effort into this goal of excellence.  But, it has cost her. […]

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12 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Mothering a marathon not a sprint~Lessons from a sister from her bed

The writings of a dear sister who is bedridden with sickness yet shines forth the glory of the Lord: “Not difficult; merely tedious.” This was N’s description of his first preparatory algebra lesson last evening, on which he made a perfect score. J also scored well on his first 4th grade lesson. When I remember […]

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