This week for Tell a Memory Tuesday, I share about a beach trip and Sara’s scary thoughts. Steve seemed to be fitting in well as a teacher at Covenant Christian School. Towards the end of the school year we were asked to be the chaperones […]
Today for Tell a Memory Tuesday, I share about choosing a church and a surprise there, caring for a couple of extra kids and their dog. And, of course, something about our own children. This is installment three of our year in Kenilworth. Our […]
Hospitality is the prompt word for #FiveMinuteFriday this week. It is one of my favorite words. Just the sound of it is welcoming to me. It’s interesting that a simple definition of the word, according to Rhymezone is: Definitions of hospitality: noun: kindness in welcoming […]
When my husband accepted a teaching job at Covenant Christian School in Cranford, New Jersey, we had no idea of all the new things we would encounter or the full range of emotions we would feel. Last week I told a little bit about our […]
At the beginning of the summer of 1980, we packed up a moving truck and started on our journey from South Dakota to New Jersey. This was the third cross country move in the span of a couple of years. Our arrival was met with […]
We learned and experienced many things during our stay in South Dakota. Some experiences were not easy, but showed me how much I needed to depend on God. We also made some treasured friendships. Again, I don’t have pictures to match the stories, but I’ll […]
Lying in bed in a new place, in the dark, with the thunder booming and lightning flashing, was a bit frightening. Eventually I fell asleep and must have felt much better by morning.
As a tribute to moms I’d like to share a poem I wrote about my mother. Full of love, she gave of herself sacrificially for her children.
Privilege is the #FiveMinuteFriday word for this week. The idea is to write for five minutes on the topic without worrying about getting everything exactly right. I try, but sometimes I go over the five minutes. Other times I edit as I write. Whatever the case, […]
This year I found the word, hygge. It’s a Danish word that carries connotations of coziness, warmth, hospitality and comfort.