The Son is always shining, regardless of the weather

Happy Anniversary!

Tonight we are having some friends spend the night (like 15 plus 8…23 total). We are so delighted they could stop over, that it does not really matter that it happens to be our anniversary. Everyday is a celebration! At least I am not in the hospital having heart surgery (That was our 13th anniversary!) […]

The Christmas it Snowed on the Inside, and the Outside!

Posted under LOL, The Unexpected, Those Are The Breaks! - Dec 17th, 08 - 1 Comment

During one of our Christmas Play practices, some children mentioned the possibility of using styrofoam peanuts to make it look like snow. I quickly shot that idea down. Yes, I know it sounds like harmless fun, but I have a true story to tell. It was Christmas Eve…2004 We (the older women-my mom and three […]

“Use the FORK, Luke!”

Posted under LOL, My Kids Make Me Smile - Dec 17th, 08 - No Comments

When Benjamin was young, he took a long time to potty train. He was really into astronauts and space. So, when he found out that astronauts wore diapers in space—he told me he didn’t mind being in diapers because he was going to be an astronaut. I quickly told him that astronauts live on Earth […]

The drama of a drama

Sunday, the children at our church (including our children) put on a Christmas play. Bc and I adapted it from the wonderful book: What God Wants For Christmas (go to What God Wants For Christmas.com) by Family Life Publishing (with their permission). We did not add or take away anything from their book, with the […]

Thanksgiving is not over…and Christmas came early!

This is a copy of an email I sent out yesterday. I don’t think I could ever forget such a day, and my heart is still gushing forth with thanksgiving. We have received kind and encouraging words replied from the email, and I really think the house could burn down, and I would still be […]