Category Archives: Blogging

Advice

Tonight I am going to a birthday party for an 18-year-old friend.  Her Mom asked that every guest write down some advice for the ‘birthday girl’.  Here’s my advice to AM: AM Ever since your Mom mentioned your party to … Continue reading

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Reflections

When HP and I found out BP was on the way HP was excited.  I was not.  I know, I know – all those women out there that want a baby so bad, and here I was not so very … Continue reading

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You’ve Got to Pick a Plot (or Two)

My MP has had MS for a long time.  As in 30 years+ long time.  When she was first diagnosed they gave her 6 months to live.  Her response: I won’t die until all of my kids are grown, married, … Continue reading

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Not Needed, Not Wanted

I started this post 12-13-13 and I am feeling it all over again. Do you ever feel not wanted? Or not needed? Or not wanted AND not needed?  It all started a few weeks ago.  Really, I take that back.  … Continue reading

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Prayer

I’ve always felt weird asking for prayer.  Yeah, I can ask HP to pray about anything, and he does.  I do always wonder what other people deem ‘prayer request worthy’. For example: two friends requested prayers today for health related … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

And here we are. As a family we traveled to my in-laws for Thanksgiving. It’s 4:56 am and I’m pretty sure I haven’t slept more than an hour. BP is finally asleep beside me and HP is asleep on the … Continue reading

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Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus

Two weeks ago we got homework from our class at church.  The homework: to find the answer to this question: How do we keep our eyes on Jesus? Two nights ago HP and I were talking about a couple that … Continue reading

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Dear Men

How do you do it? How do you sit on your wallet all.day.long? I have been sitting here holding BP for 1 1/2 hours and I have a pair of her socks in my back pocket. My behind hurts – … Continue reading

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The Shadow or the Substance

Colossians 2:17 – – Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ. We had a discussion on Saturday about setting your sight on the Substance and not on the shadow. One of the comments … Continue reading

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Day 3: Again

I hit day 3 again today. Maybe not exactly, but the point is I hit ‘the hard day’ again. I always told people the third day of trying to break an addiction was the hardest. Not that I really knew … Continue reading

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