I stood watching him pound his fingers hard and fast over the piano keys, his brows furrowed in concentration, his tune without skill or purpose.
"Do you like how I play?" he haltingly asked.
We stood in a long line, empty bellies waiting to be filled, their boyish whistling tunes passing the time. The man in front of us turned and smiled bright; "Your whistling makes me feel brave and like
Morning dawns early, breaking the rest of the weary and another day stretches before; a day that will play out much like the day before, which is very much like the day before it. The commonplace days.
The Universe from comets to constellations by Tom DeRosa and Carolyn Reeves is a three book set I was sent to review from Moms of Master Books. It came with this book, the teachers guide book, and the
He handed me a fist clutched tight with his prized treasure. "For you mama! Beautiful flowers just for you." His eyes shone bright with pride and as I looked at his childish gift I was struck with how
Illustrated Family Bible Stories published by New Leaf Press is a beautifully illustrated Bible story book for children. Over 200 stories are included, giving a pretty comprehensive overview of the
The boys were given these pencils and, curious about how they worked, asked us as we drove home in the dark.
"They're pretty fun," I started. "You use the lead and once it breaks you pull the white
What’s in the Bible is running a sale this weekend! I have written about how much our family has enjoyed and appreciated these in the past. They recently completed the entire Bible and we own almost all of them. They are a great tool to use to help reinforce things you are teaching your own children about God’s word and this weekend they are 30% off orders over $100. You can shop here.
I sat, surrounded by the beauty of a glowing sun and glistening sand. Soothed by the sound of crashing waves. A week of this beauty - a gift so extravagant. My heart was overflowing with thankfulness
I keep a notebook of wise sayings and quotes from people that sit around my table or from books I read - there is much to be gleaned from others and I love little tidbits like this saying a little