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Nora Joy

The kids have been passing around a head cold and in their generosity they even shared it with Birdie.  Thanks guys. So she’s fighting that nasty old head cold too….and this morning I was trying to get her to smile at me while all cocooned in everyone’s big favorite chair.  Normally she smiles easily and…

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Pumpkin Coconut Bars

With all nine kids at VBS I’ve been working almost nonstop on the book.  But today I realized I better take a break before the week was up! After all, it would be probably illegal to let the week fly by without doing something different! This week has been an amazingly wonderful and quiet treat!…

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A Hero’s Family Today

Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.  Galatians 6:2 We can’t ignore the fact that in homes around our land today many are remembering someone taken from them too soon – their loved one who gave the ultimate sacrifice by laying down their life for our nation!! Whether the loss was…

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While Mama’s Resting…

Anybody ever watch Cupcake Wars?  Our family thinks the show is really kinda’ fun!  We don’t indulge in sugar often..but every once in a while…we can’t help ourselves!! A few years back we had our own Cupcake Wars and it was a blast!!  While Mama’s resting it seemed like the perfect time to do it…

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Astoundingly Faithful

It’s me friends. First let me say that I have been completely overwhelmed by the faithfulness of God through this very real, very personal struggle.  I completely testify that His lavish love has been present each step of the way. While laying in the hospital bed, uncertain of what the future held, I was worshipping…