March 2007

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The prodigal’s first right step was to turn around – to face home. “When he finally came to his senses, he said to himself, ‘At home even the hired servants have food enough to spare, and here I am dying of hunger! I will go home to my father and say, “Father, I have sinned

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5 Minutes for Mom is giving away a Dyson Slim Vacuum! You can get in on the fun over here.

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My friend, Heather, posted the video Undo, by Rush of Fools on her blog today. It has been a while since I have been brought to immediate crushing humbling tears. The chorus says, Turn me around pick me up Undo what I’ve become Bring me back to the place Of forgiveness and grace I need

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275. Another day of life to travel in God’s direction 276. The sunshiny happiness of my son in the morning (after weeks of whining while sick) 277. The love of a good man 278. Our comfortable home 279. Different versions of the Bible to give me better perspective 280. The presence of the Holy Spirit

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Christian Women Online have a special feature called “In Other Words” where they post a quote and take turns hosting the Mr. Linky for people to blog about the quote. The quote for this past Friday was this from C.S. Lewis: “Every time you make a choice you are turning the central part of you,

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267. Birds singing 268. Temps just right for windows to be open overnight 269. Oscillating fans to lull & cool 270. Extra minutes by myself in the morning to spend with God 271. God reaching out to me to draw me back even when I walk away and choose poorly 272. Sisters 273. Super supportive,

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260. Hot coffee w/creamer & Splenda 261. A good friendship with my Mother, who keeps me grounded when I’m prone to flailing 262. Sunshine 263. The opportunity to work from home and raise my son 264. Christian friends to set me back on track – looking to God and trusting him 265. The opportunity to

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[Cross posted at – March 26, 2007] Back in November I joined in with some really wonderful Christian women participating in a challenge to document One Thousand Gifts. At the time it was leading up to the Christmas season and the challenge was to come up with the gifts that we already had. I worked

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One of the things that God seems to be telling me today is that I need to simplify. I need to stop looking to others to save me. Others can be a help, a loving hug, and an encouragement, but the saving…that’s reserved for Him. The thoughts He has given me over the past day

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I need to write, just so I’m not running away. Had a friend ask me about Weigh Down. Funny how I can be tempted to return there solely because I had success there. I need to remember it was my reconnection with God that made the change in my life, not Gwen. I’m feeling weak