This morning as I was pretending to clean the house, there was a knock at the door. I caught a glimpse of a postal truck through the window and flew to answer with breathless anticipation. Could it be? Yes, yes, dreams do come true. My box of 246 size two diapers had arrived in the … Continue reading Don’t Eat the Bark off the Coffee Table!
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. ~James 1:2-4~ Yet another day in the life of "Lucy" and her brood. It started, as usual, … Continue reading The Day the Coffee Grinder Broke
Christmas is one of the most special times of the year. Beyond the sparkling lights and the bustling shopping malls and the mountains of gifts (all of which I love), Christmas is about celebrating the things that really matter - family, friends, and Jesus. Originally, Christmas trees were adorned with things that reflected these values … Continue reading This Christmas is Special
Last night, one of my pastors preached a message about how God is working behind the scenes in negative circumstances to create something beautiful. He will accomplish His will and His purposes through the things we go through. Today, my husband lost his job, our sole source of income. We have an 18-month old and … Continue reading Behind the Scenes
A few weeks ago, my husband and I went to his friend's house to watch fireworks. As I was wandering around chatting with people, I saw a group of little girls standing under a tree that was in blossom. As the flower petals fell gently around them, the little girls let their imaginations soar. Suddenly, they were transformed from just … Continue reading A Husband to Dream About
"In the future your children will ask you, 'What is the meaning of these laws, decrees, and regulations that the Lord our God has commanded us to obey?' "Then you must tell them, 'We were Pharoah's slaves in Egypt, but the Lord brought us out of Egypt with His strong hand...'" One day I asked … Continue reading A Legacy of Freedom