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God Sees the Heart

"But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart." – I Samuel 16:7  "That God seeth the secrets of Read More

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Crying Over Waffles

Such was the morning… after the evening… that sadness was seeping from my heart through my eyes in liquid form.
Such was the morning… that God used one of my children to remind me… that He loves me.
Such was the morning…that God reminded me: “For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” – Psalm 30:5
Such was the morning… that I was crying over waffles.

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Christmas Gifts & Teachers

This morning, my children were loaded with teacher gifts as they left for school. It is humbling to realize how many hours of life teachers and coaches give to helping students. Many hours are spent unseen – preparing, praying, planning, working, grading, etc… The hours turn into months and on into years of faithful service. In Romans Read More

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“True Blue” Friends

Proverbs 17:17 “A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.”  “Swallow-friends, that fly to you in summer, but are gone in winter; such friends there is no loss of. But if the friendship be prudent, generous, and cordial, if I love my friend because he is wise, and virtuous, and Read More

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Dirty Dishes – Dishwasher Dilemma

While homeschooling several children, we could have run the dishwasher up to three times on a normal day (normal -what is that?). Now, we usually run the dishwasher once a day which leaves us with minimal handwashing considering the amount of kitchen preparation, cooking and serving that comes along with a larger group. "Where no oxen Read More