Today marks a very special birthday — of my husband Luke! And it’s high time I give him credit here in my little virtual space.Continue reading “The Man Behind the Scenes”
In March 2020 those who wished to be social distanced from their siblings instead found themselves social distanced with their siblings. Now not only just roommates, siblings were co-workers, movie buddies, and the only source of human entertainment closer than six feet.Continue reading “Timeless Ministry (Stuck with Siblings)”
Plunging into a gold mine and scaling Pikes Peak — were just two of the adventures at our family reunion in Colorado two years ago. My uncle booked the same camp for our 2020 reunion because we loved the area so much.
But I only had to read a handful of missionary prayer letters to know 2020 plans were seismically shifting to the ends of the earth. So it wasn’t a huge shock when our camp location had to change last minute.
The reunion was moved to … “no place like home” … Kansas.Continue reading “Vacation In Kansas?”
Here in the high desert where I live, it only rains about 12 inches a year. The days heat up fast and the nights cool down quickly. Since a real downpour is rare, they always remind me of my adventures with rain.
Rainclouds can make a gloomy Eeyore or the perfect background for art and lattes, depending on the circumstances. We could fill books with our rain stories…how they’ve spoiled picnics or made a rainbow at just the right moment.
I thought I’d share mine since it’s been raining all week. Wouldn’t trade these stories. I love sunny days, but I think we need the rainy days, too. There is an Arab proverb, “All sunshine makes a desert.”
Here are my first, worst, next and best times it rained.Continue reading “We Need Rainy Times”
A normal winter morning. I was probably supposed to be sweeping the kitchen floor or doing my math at the table, but I paused when a flash of red caught the corner of my eye.
Posted on our family fridge was a fancy invitation:Continue reading “Valentine Dinner Theater (Your Creativity Welcome!)”