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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

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Of Hearth and Home – The Sundays Part I

Monday, June 5th, 2017

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For some it’s a bad “Case of the Mondays” they come down with. For this pastor’s wife with a bunch of kids, it’s a case of the Sundays I get. The Sundays start on Saturday. It used to be Saturdays were the time of the sighing, the dreading, the prepping, the praying “Lord please help me get through tomorrow morning!” Thankfully Sundays are getting better.


Mystery of History – Quarter I Party

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

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A couple weeks ago we finished up the Quarter I of The Mystery of History. I thought it would be fun to have a Quarter I Feast to display some of the crafts and show off what the kids have learned over the past months. It was fun to have my mom here so she could benefit from all that learning these kids did.


Of Hearth and Home – The Arts

Friday, May 5th, 2017

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Arts and Crafts

My babies have always liked making big messes art. They color and cut and glue and tape and tie all day. At one point in our family life I did more Mom led crafts with the kids. But once they started Preschool and were able to paint and paste at school I was relieved to not have to try to squeeze it into our day. More babies has a way of reordering priorities that way, but it also can make you sad that you aren’t able to keep providing some of the “FUN” things for the younger children as you once did.


Of Hearth and Home – Literature

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

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When I look through my list of the things I want for our family life it can seem like a lot. But really it’s not huge stuff. Well, I can say that right now while life seems mostly doable. This season of feeling pretty good and not dog face tired all day long gives me the energy to try to keep some of this going in our daily life.

I want to emphasize that these are just goals I shoot for in our days and weeks and years together. We fall short. Days pass without goals met, sometimes on purpose but mostly because that’s just how life rolls along a lot of times.

I just like to have the intentions written down and at least put on a schedule so that they’re there. If I’m not at least a bit mindful and purposeful about this stuff it won’t ever happen.