A fresh start. Why is it that with this fresh start we rush into everything? I think we feel that everything has to change at once. Perhaps if we don’t change everything then we’ll be behind and the year will fall flat? Perhaps we feel that there is a lot to make better? Perhaps we … More A few thoughts on setting goals for a new year.
Hi, It’s been a long while since I wrote. When I look back at old posts, I seem to say that when there’s been a gap between posts. I really am sorry about the lapse. We had Christmas and lots of stuff going on with helping with Steven’s parents house building project. There’s also a … More God Knows
A few weeks ago we took a little trip away. Let me explain. My husband and I had a joint birthday party in August. We both turned 30 this year. Dear friends and family gave us money towards a little getaway. So we went away for a few nights to the cozy little beach town … More Mini-Getaway to Merimbula
As a former teacher, now Sunday school teacher, I get ideas and all sorts of thoughts on things to do with kids. But then I remember that my time with our Sunday school kids is limited and I often don’t have the energy to follow through with my ideas. (ugh!) So I don’t often do … More Christmas Nativity Crafts for Kids
Not Welcome! My husband laughs at me every time I find a bug of some sort in our home. I normally squish the offending creature and tell it, “You’re not welcome!” My husband laughs and gets a cute look on his face. He probably enjoys the vehemence I have towards the little critters. But there … More Not Welcome
What seeds are we planting or cultivating? Seeds. There are different kinds of seeds. Seeds of choosing joy. Seeds of choosing Thankfulness. There are also seeds of choosing to hate or be angry and bitter about things you can’t change and again, seeds of trying to make changes. Seeds of Fear I was listening to … More Planting Seeds
I learned how to mend books when I was in university. Here are some lessons on keeping books in good shape. Don’t Use Tape on books One of the first things I learned was don’t use tape on books. Duct tape or clear “scotch” tape on pages and covers may help the situation for a … More Book Care 101