New Mercy Moments: Darkness Into Light

A friend and I walked through the woods on a crisp September day.  In the midst of deep conversation about painful childhood wounds, we came upon this spider's web, shimmering in the sunlight.                                              ... Continue Reading →

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Lunch Box Notes

Early every morning, with breakfast in their tummies and lunches packed, I send my 3 babies off to school.  Yes, I know they are nearly all teenagers and taller than their mama but still my babies. School is a relatively new thing for us.  After over a decade of homeschooling, this is the first year... Continue Reading →

New Mercy Moments: Overflowing

The day starts early.  The sun has not even hinted to it's arising when the alarm sounds in the darkness.  I head straight for the kitchen to plug in the coffee pot.  This amazing man who has joined his life to mine, he always has the Peculator filled and ready.  His day starts hours before... Continue Reading →

Finding Rest When You Can’t Sleep

Now that I am actually getting some, I have some new perspectives on Sleep. First, let me tell you that I have been an un-apologetic co-sleeper for most of my children’s young lives.  My husband and I both loved having all 3 of our kids tucked in and around our bed each night.  This is... Continue Reading →

Counting My Blessings

Children are a blessing and a gift from the Lord.  Psalm 127:3 When I was a little girl, if you asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have told you this. “ I just want to be a good wife and have lots of kids.” So after practicing on everyone elses... Continue Reading →

I have always been an optimist. A “glass half full, look on the bright side, nothing bad is going to happen”, kind of person.  So when our son was diagnosed with Autism at his second birthday, it was good friends and the hope for better days that got me through it.  You see, I was... Continue Reading →

“I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is best for you, who directs you in the way you should go." Isaiah 78:17 If, Like me, you find yourself on an unfamiliar path... Trust in Him who promises to teach and direct us in every moment that we are willing to listen and... Continue Reading →

I Shall Not Be In Want

Every evening we have a little ritual called “Family Time” We all snuggle up in Jonah’s bedroom and tuck him into bed. He then declares “time to say your prayers”. He prays the same prayer every night. It is one that he learned from a 321 Penguins video. Among other things, he thanks God for... Continue Reading →

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