The Son is always shining, regardless of the weather

Big Families

On Friday night (at Costco), we met a family with 14 children. I told them we were a small “large family” when compared to them. I love being in a big family, and having a big family too. Over the years I have endured many comments from complete strangers. Here are some of them and […]

Only a momma would…

Okay, yesterday I took my boys in for their immunizations. I guess Benjamin (along with the food in his stomach) got a little worked up (internally) about the shot. Externally, he didn’t appear worried at all. It’s also possible that he had an allergic reaction. As we were leaving the room (two minutes after shot) […]

Talking Trash

Today, I have spent a fair amount of time searching for something small…something that was seen yesterday…and something that is important. It’s a part to my Magic Mill (it grinds our wheat). Yesterday, we baked bread, pizza rolls, and cheese twists for dinner (baking is always such fun). Today, we finished the clean up (which […]

The “You’re Momma” moment:

A few weeks ago, I realized I was a mom (not in the literal sense…I have birthed six children…but rather in the figurative sense). Here’s the scenario: I went around the house taking everyone’s temperature (not because this is a favorite pastime…they all felt warm to me). No temperatures. All were dubbed “relatively normal”. Then […]