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    This is the day. (And a Sabbath Scripture…)

    We’re snuggled together again on couches on a Sunday morning.  Five families and a crazy number of beautiful, energetic children.  Our bibles are open to the book of Acts and we’re reading together: “The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and…

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    Last.

    It’s interesting how life changes when you try your hardest to grasp each day as if it won’t last.  Don’t we all instinctively know this truth?  Nothing lasts?  We know it but we don’t live it.   I didn’t.  I rushed my babies through the newborn stage, through their toddler years,…

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    Being and Doing.

    I’ve come to realize the idea of ‘rest’ is hard for me.  I literally just don’t like to sit down.  I much, much prefer to be busy: cleaning, cooking, chopping, planning, gardening, running, moving – doing. But I’ve also come to realize how important it is to slow down.  To…