Book Review: Primal

Book Review: Primal

I heard of Mark Batterson through the grapevine, but this was my first read of any of his books. And I have become a huge fan. I would rate this, for the genre of books it’s in (Christian Living), a 4.5 out of 5. Maybe higher. I was very inspired by it. Primal: A Quest … Read More

poetic

I stumbled across this prose today by Elizabeth Barrett Browning in Aurora Leigh: Earth’s crammed with heaven,And every common bush afire with God:But only he who sees, takes off his shoes,The rest sit round it, and pluck blackberries. Do you see God? This Advent, are your eyes open to the common bush afire with Him? … Read More

looks do count

looks do count

i had to post about this, because, I had to. This is a scallop. Doesn’t it break your heart? Doesn’t it make you sad that the delicious, YUMMY seafood scallop is actually: UGLY. really ugly. About the scallop (from my friend wikepedia): A scallop (pronounced /ˈskɒləp/ or /ˈskæləp/) is a marine bivalve mollusc of the … Read More

tiger woods

tiger woods

Certainly you’ve read about Tiger Woods and his infidelity. And I’ve not commented because, well, it doesn’t matter THAT much. But my top erupted this last week upon learning of the multitude of people who KNEW of his indiscretion over the YEARS, and these people purposefully and greedily exhorted money, blackmailed, and covered up his … Read More

chocolate kisses

chocolate kisses

I’ve felt badly these last few weeks because I haven’t been around the kids much at all. And I wasn’t around Curtis either. And then a few days ago he had his surgery and so I’ve felt, just in general, disconnected from my family, my short people, my little ones that drain, inspire, and better … Read More

update

just wanted to give you all an update. Curtis has his hernia surgery tomorrow at 3:45 so I’d love your prayers for that–for safety and a speedy recovery. I am slightly improved … today I was outside for a while and made it to Reagan’s preschool play, which was oober important to me. I still … Read More

swine flu–my experience

So, I wasn’t really keeping it a secret that I have the swine flu. But I wasn’t planning to broadcast it to the blogosphere either. But then tonight I was so discouraged with my ‘condition’ that I started surfing the web and reading the testimonies of random swine flu victims. That’s when I realized how … Read More

Advent Conspiracy

We’ve entered Advent–the time of the year when we remember that Jesus came as a baby, a miracle, sent to save us and bring us into a restored relationship with the Father. It’s a time to prepare our hearts-to reflect-to worship-to anticipate His Second Coming. I love Advent. Have you heard of the Advent Conspiracy? … Read More