God's Protection

Growing Up in a Post-Covid19 World

“Mom, are we going to the fair in the summer?” my oldest asked again this morning. “I’m going to the fair!” my four year old middle daughter asserted. “And I’m going to ride the rides and get popcorn and chocolate ice cream!” My two year old jumped in. “I can get Superman ice cream! And see the tractors.” “But, Mom,…

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Eye toward Heaven, God's Protection

As Long as the Earth Endures

As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, will never cease. Today, we braved the north wind and planted potatoes. Earlier this week, the girls and I watched my husband plow and turn up the rich, black dirt of our ever-expanding garden. Our farmer neighbor also was tilling the soil this past week. And then…

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Just for laughs, Strong marriage

Marriage, Mayhem, and Lavender Toilet Paper

Two are better than one… If either of them falls down, one can help the other up (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10). Walking through the craziness of these past seven weeks (has it really been that long??) I’ve stumbled plenty. Thankfully, God has given me someone to reach down and pull me back onto my feet. Those early days, all the changes hit me hard…

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Taking care of ourselves

Five Weeks In, and Five Helpful Habits

It has been five weeks since our lives were turned upside down. I’m sharing the five habits that are keeping me sane right now. Yes, it is five weeks to the day that my daughter’s school closed on that fateful Friday, March 13. I mark it as the start of many changes and challenges for our family. This is no…

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