We read this scripture the other night in my Oral Communication class, in the midst of a discussion about the nerves most of us experience when preparing to give a speech. Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time, casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.” ~ 1 Peter 5:6-7   It’s a familiar verse; one we’ve heard many times.  But usually, we hear half at… Read more »

Recently I was listening to an interview online, where the host was asking her guest about having a quiet time with the Lord in the midst of life with little ones.  “It’s so busy for us as moms, how did you manage to find that time, yourself?” Her answer was well-spoken and articulate, but I had to laugh a bit.  It seems to me that there’s no answer to this question that gets to the point quite like the Nike… Read more »

For the holidays, I picked up a lovely puzzle.  It’s been years since we’ve worked one, and I thought it would be a fun way to while away at least a few snowy, uncluttered hours over our break. Does anyone else just love the look of colored lights in the snow?  I’m going to have a hard time packing these away. This particular puzzle was so lovely I thought we might just frame it when we finish; surely 1,000 isn’t… Read more »