We read Jonah's prayer this week in my Friday morning women's small group: "Then Jonah prayed unto Jehovah his God out of the fish's belly. And he said, ' I called by reason of mine affliction unto Jehovah, And he answered me; Out of the belly of Sheol cried I, And thou heardest my voice.For … Continue reading In the belly of a fish.
This was from a few weekends ago at Garden of the Gods. My husband snapped it from his phone and just showed me this week. It was the last really nice day before the cold and snow set in. It was a day that we woke up together as a family. It was a day … Continue reading Joyful, Joyful
It's not quite 9am, and it's 3 degrees outside right now. A whopping 3 degrees warmer than it was when we woke up. It's lightly snowing, and as pretty as it is, it's November. November! The month that is still supposed to be autumn. But one look outside frigidly illustrates that winter is here. Rather … Continue reading Winter Bucket List Part 1
Hello November. Hello time change that makes no sense if you have kids or pets. Hello wool sweaters & knit hats, jackets & mittens. Hello baked goods, life-affirming soups, afternoon tea, a bigger mug of coffee in the mornings. Hello candlelight, good books, reflection time, more yoga, new daily rhythms. I've been meaning to write … Continue reading Fall/Winter Daily Rhythm
I've never been a big fan of scary movies. On Halloween night, I usually prefer to stay at home and pass out candy while watching movies. My favorite is Practical Magic. It's one of my favorite movies--not just for Halloween night. I love this movie for any night. Truth. I do have a minor obsession … Continue reading Practical Magic.
Sorry it's been so quiet around here! We went on another camping trip--better prepared this time around. 🙂 We also camped in cabins--they didn't have running water, and evenings were spent around campfires, so I still consider it camping. It was beautiful. We camped on the Missouri River in South Dakota. We spent our days … Continue reading Campfires, Crickets, Boobs, Babies and Faith.