February 2007

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A friend from MOG, Cheryl, tagged me for the following meme: The question is: Give 5 Reasons Why I Blog. I have three blogs, so there are three separate reasons to start with. This blog – I started this blog just to have something to do. Somewhere to write and play and share with family

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Going through a time of physical testing with this cold. I have not been this sick in YEARS. It has been a quiet time with God, and that part is good. Am currently reading Eastertide: Prayers for Lent through Easter from The Divine Hours, by Phyllis Tickle and Get Out of That Pit by Beth

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251. Puffs Plus with Lotion 252. The fact that J5 is such a contented boy and doesn’t require a lot of hands-on attention all day long while Mommy is sick. 253. This verse from my K-LOVE daily email: “We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars

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Danger in the Shadows, by Dee Henderson This book is a prequel to The O’Malley Series – some of the best books I have ever read. Ever. Now that I have read the prequel, I’m going to have to read the series again… Content: 9Writing Style: 9Re-readability: 9 Content. Dee Henderson’s books are a wonderful

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About a week or two ago, I came to the realization that I desperately needed a Dust Buster. I don’t know why it took so long. If you know me, you’ll realize that I’m not a gadget buyer. I don’t like to shop (hate it, hate it, HATE IT!). J4 and I are the epitome

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My son started getting sick Friday evening, and has gotten progressively worse over the past few days. Fever up again this AM. Got him to the doc today. Got some anti-biotics. Praying for relief for him. This has been a very hard time for me. God’s allowed me to walk through some really dark places.

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Cause of Death, by Patricia Cornwell (This review is going to be super short ’cause I’m still sick, but am trying desperately to accomplish things so I feel better…) I really like the Kay Scarpetta series of Patricia Cornwell’s books. She’s a Chief Medical Examiner and the solving of mysteries fascinate me. Especially when they

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244. Once again, the Moms of Grace forums & chat room 245. Modern medicine (esp. toddler ibuprofen and acetaminophen) without which we would be having a much more miserable weekend 246. J5’s propensity to sleep through the night even when he feels really awful 247. A warm home 248. Snuggly flannel sheets 249. Godly friends

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233. The beauty of my son 234. God’s mercy 235. Pep talks from my Mom 236. Candy from my Dad (as My Very First and Forever Valentine) 237. Looking forward to dinner out with some very dear friends 238. Friday nights looking forward to sleepy Saturday mornings 239. Hot tea 240. Fuzzy slippers 241. Internet

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I don’t even know why I am posting. I want to have something to say, but my head is so full of the events of this week. God is faithful. I am not. I have been shaken. I have fallen. I am still standing, but only by the grace of my God. He lifted me