Our Home Birth Story with baby Melody

Our newest addition decided to make her arrival early.  Actually, she almost made my birthday… almost. After having a few babies, I’ve come to expect a few things with labor and delivery. Many weeks of Braxton Hicks and 5-7 hours of hard labor on ‘the’ day is what has been typical.  I’ve been accused of […]

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2018 Summer Ministry and Family Update

Have you ever had fresh milk that hasn’t been homogenized? The rich cream just rises to the top. It’s the first thing you see, but not the only good thing in the pitcher. That’s what ministry is like. You see the first fruits right away, but you know more evidence of God’s work will float […]

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Our 2018-2019 Home School Curriculum

I was a teenager when I knew that I wanted to someday home-school my children.   I babysat a lot for the family across the street.  We lived in Phoenix, Arizona and they were the only home school family I had ever met.  Their small children were different.  They had broad interests and knew things I […]

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Changes: Following God’s Lead

I’m thankful that when change is on the horizon, God prepares my heart in advance.  God made me.  He wired me.  And He knows that I do best with a little warning!  I don’t always have the details, but by the time they roll around, I know to expect them! For the past 6 months […]

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Because I Will Always Be Their Mother

Mother’s Day is a day that evokes a lot of emotion for me.  I grew up down south.  I don’t know if it is still the same today, but most of the women would wear a corsage to honor their mother’s.  The color had meaning.  A red flower meant your mother was living.  A white […]

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