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Winding Down After Christmas

Winding Down After Christmas

I don’t know what we were thinking.  The week before Christmas, we began to potty train our kids.  Both kids.  Not our idea.  TL decided she wanted to wear undies.  She’s a stubborn one, so we went with it.  A few hours later, MM decided to follow his younger sister’s lead.  Our lives have been a … Continue reading

Homemade Christmas Cards for the Orphans

Homemade Christmas Cards for the Orphans

Have you heard of Orphan Sunday?  On Sunday, November 6, numerous events nationwide and across the world were held to advocate and lend voice to the needs of orphans.  These events were locally-led by churches or individuals, varying from sermons and small groups, concerts and prayer gatherings, to shared meals and activities.  The purpose of … Continue reading

Helpless

We’ve been sick.  First, it was TL, then MM, then me.  Both kids had croup.  MM threw in some conjunctivitis to the mix, and TL brought it up a notch with some sinusitis.  I’m not sure what I have, but it has rendered me useless (other than holding my kids and letting them rub their … Continue reading

Alone

Alone

A sense of community is hard to come by.  Despite how much lives can now intersect with lightning speed in megabyte bursts and 140 character blurbs, loneliness is as prevalent as ever. Perhaps even more so in this age of digital convenience.  We can convert files and transfer media, but relationships just simply can’t be … Continue reading

The Face of Joy

Several things leave my heart feeling heavy tonight.   Thinking about the financial struggles that one family shared with me during their son’s doctor visit.  Finding out that a newborn with a metabolic disorder will not have normal brain function.  Reading the words of a man who has recently lost his wife and now faces a … Continue reading