As the month draws to an end I thought I would share a bit of this and that with you.
We kicked off the New Year with a First Day Hike at Virginia’s Newest State Park. It was a great way to spend time together as a family. The above photo is one of my sons enjoying a view of the James River.
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He’s only 14, but he’s tall and he’s strong. And he loves basketball. Yet, a broken arm, a sprained ankle, and shaky hamstrings have slowed his progress. So, we’re not doing competitive basketball this year. The expense. The time. It just wasn’t a good choice. Continue reading “Dunk It!”
Have you ever felt as if you were just going through the motions? As if all your prayers, all your times of worship, all your acts of devotion left you feeling a little flat? Continue reading “Keep At It!”
She shaped the clay and spoke the words
And they hit me hard.
It can’t be true.
“Words have power. Everyone has said something at some time that has hurt someone,” she mused. Continue reading “Every. Single. Word.”
The land of the abundance. The horn of plenty. The cup that runneth over.
That’s life in our culture. We have so much – so much to do, so many opportunities, so many choices. And “it’s ALL good!” Well, maybe not every single thing, but a lot really is…good. But does that mean we need to partake of it all? Or even try? And does more activity mean more fortuity in the long run. Maybe….not. Continue reading “It’s ALL Good…”
My 9 year old daughter has been lobbying heavily for months for a Girl’s Day when we would venture into town sans boys and go wherever our hearts desired. I finally cleared the space on the calendar, made the time and suggested she make her list of stopping points – Target, Barnes and Noble, lunch at Chick-Fil-A, a ride on the mall train, a visit … Continue reading Girl’s Day 2014