Family

Tough Decision

We made a very tough decision to find a new home for our dog, Bear, several weeks ago. We asked around to see if anyone knew of a family who might be interested in having him. Having no luck, a friend recommended that we should contact Shooke Unleashed Animal Rescue […]

Busy! Busy! Busy!!!

Busy really doesn’t even describe my life in the past two months! Which is why my blogging time has been non-existent. Noriko arrived and Fall came and all extra commitments started within the same few weeks. August for the most part went pretty smoothly. The beginning of the month we were preparing for […]

Preparing To Add A New Family Member

********** July 5, 2013- Friday My sister calls me to tell me that she was applying to get a Chinese exchange student for the school year. I have always thought this would be an awesome opportunity especially since I had several friends in high school who were exchange students. I […]

The Lily Series- The Beauty Book

The Beauty Book by Nancy Rue is a non-fiction book that addresses questions and concerns that pre-teen girls often have. This book has been added to The Lily Series and speaks as if fictional Lily is talking to the reader. There are Q & A, quizzes, illustrations, scripture, journaling, and activities in every chapter.  The book discusses […]

Please Pray For Greysen

UPDATE June 23, 2011: Today, Greysen walked one loop around the floor and the therapist was pleased. She said he looks great and  his only neurological deficit involves his left arm. He has the ability to move it but he doesn’t. She said it was weak & “floppy”…but a little time in […]

Prayer Requests (13)

The Bible says: “Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” Matthew 18:19-20 If God […]

Eat Your Peas Daughter

Eat Your Peas Daugher by Cheryl Karpen (and her mom) is a very short and very cute book of thoughts, quotes, & scripture that a mom might think or say to her daughter. It is very simply but elegantly illustrated in pastel colors of pink, blue, & green. There is a […]