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A Bundle of Myrrh

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

Archive for the ‘Keeping It Real’ Category

Keeping It Real

Monday, May 28th, 2018

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Sunday Morning Before Church.

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Sunday Morning After Church.

Ahh. The serenity.

Advent Thus Far

Thursday, December 15th, 2016


Advent is almost gone and Christmas is coming. It has passed quickly and left me with a sense of stumbling through the days trying here and there to throw some Advent memories at the kids as time and energy allow. I’ve made it to one Advent Vesper service but have sent some of the babies to these despite my staying home.

We’ve hung 2 Jesse Tree ornaments and had a few more evening Bible times but that’s about it. We’ve mostly remembered each evening to open our wooden Advent calendar but have forgotten many nights only to have to catch up the next night. The kids haven’t seemed to mind getting to open 2 or 3 doors at a time though.




Keeping It Real – Forget It. It’s Fall.

Thursday, September 29th, 2016


Sometimes you just have to try to forget that the house looks like this and get outside!


Preparing for Christmas

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015


The last days of Advent are here. Christmas is at the door and as exciting as it is, I feel the crushing weight of Christmas preparation. I strive to keep up with the daily as I long to prepare ahead of time what I want to have done for Christmas.

Freezer meals during Advent isn’t going to happen, the baking to have ready to enjoy Christmas day, probably not going to happen either.

But I so wanted the decorations ready to go cuz that’s the fun part of preparing. I keep saying, I’ll get them done just after I sweep up this mess.


Wash the kids clothes.


And deal with this house! Well, it’s not all going to get done before, so I try to do a bit of the Christmas fun and preparations in between all the not so fun parts.