I use to wonder at older Christians who would say "the longer I walk with God the more I see how sinful I am." I didn't get it. And it isn't that I fully grasp it now, but I do know the more I consider
How easy is it to settle for good when our Lord calls for our all? How easy is it to offer sacrifices that actually cost us nothing? How is it that we can so easily be distracted by the details of our
Wesley woke us just after 7 - he had been instructed to stay in bed until it was light and the moment the light peaked through the windows he was in our room, eager for the day to begin.
We went downstairs
"Mama, will you play a game with us?"
"No honey," I answer. "I have so much to do to prepare for Christmas."
Shoulders slump and sweet little boys retreat slowly from the kitchen. I realize instantly
Merry Christmas from our craziness to yours! I started looking back at all our Christmas cards - and my goodness have they grown and changed! I give you; Christmas cards from the past :
A very favorite thing to do with my boys is go around our neighborhood and look at lights and show a little appreciation to our favorite decorated homes. I wrote about our first year doing it and how Wesley
I saw someone else's Root-"deer" floats on instagram last week and knew they would be a perfect Christmas treat for my boys and then for last nights Christmas party, alongside my very favorite Snowmen
Several years ago when we gifted our boys books on Christmas day they stopped the gift opening and sat to look through their new books. It was precious and yet also a little frustrating to have that long
Vanilla Sugar is the sweetest accompaniment for homemade vanilla. I read about it and, being unconvinced, made a small batch to test it out. It is fabulous! Added to baking or to your morning coffee it
Every year the boys and I enjoy making ornaments together to give to others - they make them for their friends, for sick or elderly and for our neighbors. One sweet neighbor has kept every single craft