This weekend at our church is women’s weekend retreat. I bumped into a nice friend from church while picking up some crafting supplies and she couldn’t believe I wasn’t going to the women’s retreat. Seriously, I’ve never in my adult life considered going to a women’s retreat! There are many reasons but the main one is … Continue reading Am I odd? Don’t answer, I already know.
Here I sit at the Honda dealership with my friend on my lap, unfortunately it is not the little girl I await to adopt from Uganda, but my minilaptop that seems to offer me a little diversion while doing my least favorite errand of all: car work. While I hooked up my blackberry to get … Continue reading My baby woes.
I was all set to report on this morning’s first lesson where we received one sweet woman who came to learn more about God. She speaks rapid Spanish and needed to talk about her life, which she did most of the time and we all loved her up. It was a great beginning to our … Continue reading I meet the most interesting people.
Last Thursday morning I awoke with a certain panic that caused me to rush into a decision without praying for God’s direction. When paralyzed with fear and a sense of inadequacy it isn’t a good time to make descisions or change plans. I should have prayed. Instead I told God this: “I’m definitely unprepared to teach … Continue reading Guilty.
I admit I have a lot of passions. Craig is used to it, and if you are one of my treasured readers you will get used to it too. There is nothing however that makes me as giddy as going to the nursery to buy plants in the spring. Just seeing the deep dark green … Continue reading I did not sign up for winters like this.
This is one of my favorite questions. When I ask it Craig takes great pleasure in telling me, ‘nothing at all”, and he means it. He can do that. He can relax and think about absolutely nothing. This however, is impossible for me. Inconceivable. My mind is buzzing at full throttle five minutes after waking … Continue reading What are you thinking about?
Remember that movie? The fabulous Baker boys? They were singers and fought over the affection of Michelle Pfeiffer. I have a different brand of Baker boys in my home this weekend. The story begins with the wonderful opportunity our three older boys have with their youth groups to go on Mission trips this summer. I … Continue reading The Fabulous Baker Boys