This is a week that includes one of my favorite things of the whole year: A time to pray and reflect on all that God has done, is doing, and will continue to do. I have grown to a place of great comfort as I take the extended time to pray through the year. To … Continue reading A Time to Reflect and A Happy New Year!!
Month: December 2020
The Grinch that TRIED to Steal Christmas
It was a lovely early December morning with piles of Wilks’s blueberry pancakes on a giant white platter. I had a BIG announcement and cleared my throat to get everyone’s attention: CHILDREN, This is the year that we are going to begin a new tradition. I have slips of paper right here and you will … Continue reading The Grinch that TRIED to Steal Christmas
From our family to yours! Today, in the town of David, a Savior has been born to you. He is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11
You are a miracle, Henry!! What a year to come into our family. 2020 has been one roller coaster of a year. The world has been turned upside down yet our family was a consistent place to find love and care. We haven struggled to know how to best help sometimes but LOVE PREVAILED. You … Continue reading Gotcha Day
Where Everybody Knows Your Name….
Are you a “regular” at a local restaurant, nursery, grocery store, or coffee shop? In our small town, I am a regular at our local coffee shop. I FEEL known there. I AM known there. I recently saw a barista that used to work at our coffee shop. Amber was dressed as a shepherd in … Continue reading Where Everybody Knows Your Name….
Happy Birthday, Theodore!
I am about 3 weeks late on finishing this post but wanted to make it happen...... I was tucking Theodore into bed the evening before his birthday and this is our conversation: “Tell me what you love about our family?” Me “Well, I love my bed.” Theodore “And our farm. “ “And freedom. “ “I … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Theodore!