Ducks in rows

“Mom? …MOOOOOOMMMMMMM” “I’m changing a diaper, Bud, what do you need?” “I need youuuuuuuuu.” “Hold on, I need to wash the poop off my hands…” “I need you NOW- the toilet is overflowing!!” I run up the stairs, hoping the freshly-changed toddler doesn’t follow and fall down the stairs. After that I thought maybe I’d…

His Kind and Wise Face

  I recently wandered back through some things I wrote in real-time while walking through some of the tougher parts of my slice of life. In small ways my emotions re-felt each wave… joy, beautiful memories of the boys when they were small, anxiety, waiting, resolve, peace, growth, love, relationship, heartbreak, and the nearness of…

Daddy’s Shadow

This is another of Anna Parkins wonderful blog posts, used with her permission and found HERE I’ve stepped into a new place, laced with both familiar and unknown. Familiar is the wind sweeping and slashing around me, blowing bits of past and future in unpredictable swirls, messing up my hair and pulling at any loose clothing.…

Me

With Anna’s permission we are sharing her latest blog post. Her blog can be found HERE.  Sometimes I feel Him calling to me. I’m bustling about with all my daily usual and the hubub of a home that is teeming with life, and this voice like a gentle wind winds it’s way past my cheeks.…

Destiny Robbers

Our destiny is the spiritual journey we are on in life; it’s who we influence, who influences us and how we release heaven here on earth. Our destiny is determined but detours are optional. Many times it takes us longer to get where we need to be than it should. God can use everything, even…

 Love Does Not Force, It Influences

  Influence: the power to change or affect someone or something: the power to cause changes without directly forcing them to happen. We are called to be people of influence. What influences us will be what we get excited about, what we talk about and what we believe to be true, it’s what we love…

Loose Him and Let Him Go

I saw this and laughed and then I thought of all of us who get into the trash cans of life. We end up wearing the evidence as a collar of shame. It takes the love of a believing family and the loving hands of the master to help us get free. Our call as…