If you follow me on social media, you know this already… but guess what happened this week!
I feel like Caroline Ingalls, attempting to preserve civilization on the frontier wilds, with her tiny gilt-toed shepherdess on the mantel.
I found that the words distracted from the images, and the images from the words. Which post speaks louder? Does it depend on who you are?
Take a chunk of meat and cook it over open flame, drizzle it with the best of barbecue sauces until it’s sizzling and moist and just the tiniest bit burnt…
Easter is my favorite holiday of the whole year!
I have written other years about our family’s Easter celebrations. Here are a couple of links to previous posts you may enjoy, to spark your own celebrations.
Confession: I was going to entitle this post “Our Favorite Nativities,” but realized just in time I’ve never met a nativity that wasn’t my favorite. One of my goals at Christmastime is to put Baby Jesus into my children’s hands in as many ways as I can. Over the years he has played hide-and-seek with […]
Most years at Christmastime, I enjoy putting together an Advent calendar for my family. The calendar varies from year to year – sometimes I focus on quiet reflection and sometimes on lively activity; sometimes I hang the activities in a long paper chain, or make a poster with flaps that open. I try to create a […]
Confession: Even though the month of April is history, I still want to share pictures of our Passover supper with you. For the past two years, we’ve chosen to celebrate a Passover feast with our children on the Thursday night before Easter, as part of remembering Jesus’ last days before death. My giant disclaimer fits […]
Congratulations, everybody. We made it through another Mother’s Day. All you dads thought of something heart-warming and appropriate to give your wives, or survived the humiliation if you did not. All you church leaders and Sunday school teachers avoided the fraught topics, or not, but at least it’s behind you. You women who wonder if […]
So now that we are talking to each other, what should we talk about? If I were a smarter blogger, I would have quickly followed up on your willingness to talk with a titillating post on a hot topic, like “Q: What do you think of The Shack?” (A: I don’t think of it at […]