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From the Mouths of Babes….with short memories

I’m so glad kids have short memories… The day after this failure, the girls were climbing into bed and Trinity said, “Mommy, you’re the best mommy in the world.“ and Katy-Grace was quick to follow up with, “Yeah, Even though you sin, we STILL love you.“ unmerited grace from these little ones, refreshes a mamma’s […]

Christmas Riches, Almost Missed…

This year we had every excuse in the book not to do it. We had tons of family coming into town for the holidays. We already would have a full house. I’m pregnant (and tired!) with baby #5. We have four little rascals running around. We already have one international student living with us. Money’s […]


“Moved by the Spirit, he went into the temple courts. When the parents brought in the child Jesus… Simeon took him in his arms and praised God..” Luke 2:27,28 When I read this last week, I was so struck by the “being moved” part. ¬†Because Simeon was willing to be moved by the Holy Spirit, […]

Blessings Abounding

We already have a fairly big family, and I already get lots of comments like “My, your hands are full!” when we are out in public. Well, I hate to think of the stares I’ll get when I’ve got a nice round tummy, along with the baby on the hip and a toddlers hands in […]

Happy 6 month birthday, Benjamin!!

(I started this post last week, before the whirlwind of the Japan trip started, but I thought I’d post it anyways. ¬†Benjamin is getting baptized this Sunday before Danny leaves, because we just don’t know what is going to happen) My sweetest little baby boy, I can’t believe you are already 6 months today. You […]