Mark Driscoll {16/31 Niches}

Notes to begin: (I want to write with grace and mercy towards the abused. We cannot be silent about their pain and the actual negative results of this man's "ministry". So this post isn't for the abused so much as the unaffected. I cannot speak well to things I have no experience with, so all … Continue reading Mark Driscoll {16/31 Niches}

The State of My 2012 Goals

In January I made a bunch of Not-Resolutions. Here's how I did. HEALTH/FITNESS GOALS - I did well with my fitness goals. I got back in shape after pregnancy and managed to run about 225 miles (my goal was 400,but considering I didn't start running again til may, I think I did well). Run a … Continue reading The State of My 2012 Goals

31 Days to Focus and Refresh: Season Finale New Habits

A few days ago I mentioned to my husband that in a few days I would be able to get on Facebook again and I was excited. He was less than thrilled. In fact, he was not even pleased. It shows what a horribly irresponsible user of social media I was. *shameface* Really when I … Continue reading 31 Days to Focus and Refresh: Season Finale New Habits

Day 16: sleep and awake.

"So then, let us not be like others who are asleep, but let us be alert and self-controlled." 1 Thessalonians 5:6 Learning Ranger's sleep has been easier for me this last week. i've been more able to drop what I'm doing to help him sleep. To play with him and to be more in tune … Continue reading Day 16: sleep and awake.

Day 9: This is a seed.

I find myself wishing for my google reader account and wondering if I'll make it 22 more days without it. I know I should force myself to. But there are times when I just want to take in the other , pre-thought, well formulated, succinct and selected things instead of sifting through my own head … Continue reading Day 9: This is a seed.

Day 5: facebook, the quiet life, and whatever is lovely.

(This is a part of 31 days to Focus and Refresh a blog series my mom, sister and I are hosting as we spend 31 minutes a day improving our hearts, homes, and habits in the month of October.We would love your company!) Today the pattern of my day could be displayed in a collage … Continue reading Day 5: facebook, the quiet life, and whatever is lovely.

Day 3: Boxed Brownies

(This is a part of 31 days to Focus and Refresh a blog series my mom, sister and I are hosting as we spend 31 minutes a day improving our hearts, homes, and habits in the month of October.We would love your company!) ----------- This Morning: Initially I thought this month would be an exercise … Continue reading Day 3: Boxed Brownies