It’s noon on a Tuesday.
My three-year-old, Aletheia is having one of those days, the kind in which she is dead set on getting into EVERYTHING. A string of messes trails in her wake.
And my 16 month old, Tenley, is in the mood to cry her special brand of siren tears. The kind that would make any alarm system in the neighborhood stop and take notice.
So what do I do? I text my sister: Can you please tell me the name of that album
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In the 22nd chapter of Genesis, Abraham proclaims the faithfulness of God to provide by calling Him; Jehovah-Jireh (Gen. 22:14): a Hebrew name that literally means; The Lord will see to it. We would say The One Who provides.
In the past couple of years, this truth has taken on new significance for me and my family. Since our call to full time Missions work; my family has been asked of God over and over again to take brave and bold steps of faith. And each time I feel the need to
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I have always loved the story of the Nutcracker Prince. I love the music, the costumes, and the fancy, little, wooden men that deck my mantle each Christmas. Confession: I’m a tiny bit obsessed. Over the years I have collected Nutcrackers of all shapes and sizes and have acquired somewhere between fifty and a hundred of the fabulous little statues.
For the past week, my daughter and I have been anticipating the arrival of Christmas by reading the Nutcracker every afternoon before naptime. My cousin recently gave me
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I wanted so badly to write a really upbeat, encouraging post this week. You know, something about how the sun is shining and the leaves are turning colors and God’s awesome love and all that. But I need to be real, sisters: I just don’t have it in me.
You see, while I was busy doing who knows what, my semester at seminary has come screeching to it’s end and all the papers I thought I had so much time to finish are suddenly due. All. At. Once.
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