As you already know, if you’ve been reading here for a while, my friend Heather is in great need of our prayer right now. This Thursday, she will undergo surgery to hopefully remove a tumor from her brain. Kelli, at Living in Grace, has set up a prayer chain that I would ask you to
This afternoon we took our 1 1/2 year old son, Jack, to play in the park. He toddled around the monstrous pieces of equipment for a little while, but after a few minutes he made a bee-line for the street… Read the rest of this devotional at
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351. Beautiful weather 352. Having flexibility in my work arrangements 353. Working for a Christian employer who supports my desire to remain the primary caregiver of my son 354. A wonderful husband who supports me in every way 355. J5’s fever was short lived
341. The reminder that gratitude counters pride and fosters humility. 342. This week coming to an end. It’s been filled with illness, stress, and exhaustion. 343. The 5 minutes that the sun peeked out this afternoon in this day of thunderstorms. 344. God having higher endurance and staying power than I. 345. Baby Motrin. 346.
Well, I learned today that I still have my free and stubborn will. Tomorrow is another day. One in which His mercies will be new, and I can take a step in his direction rather than in my own. Would be so easy to just give up…but I cannot.
I decided to start writing about my “Observations and Corrections” in my behaviors. So, this will be a new “regular feature” for myself. OBSERVATION #1: After I put my son down for his nap (around 10:30/11:00 AM), I come back downstairs to my desk, to continue working, and I consider eating an early lunch. It
I just wrote a really long email to my friend, Heidi, so most of my heart was just poured out there and I don’t have much to say. I will however, share that this post she wrote makes a lot of sense and will undoubtedly impact future posts of mine.
337. J5 letting me sleep in until 8:00 AM!!!! (Kinda sad that that’s how I started my last grateful day, though I guess that really explains how to get me grateful…let me sleep!!!) 338. The joy of seeing a 1-year-old completely dig the birthday present we gave him!! (Thanks again for the idea Amy!!) 339.
In a TW support chat tonight someone said something about hunger that totally hit home. She said, “Hunger brings me to a transparent place before the Lord.” I have been giving myself free rein with my food this week. I have not told myself “no” more than once or twice, and only just because I