Blaise Pascal"If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation that He is."
Adlai E. Stevenson"A wise man who stands firm is a statesman. A foolish man who stands firm is a catastrophe."
Helen Gahagan Douglas"Character isn't inherited. One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action."
Monthly Archives: January 2012
Because our God is, well, God, sometimes when I stop and think about certain aspects of his nature, I am in awe. I can’t think how else to describe my feelings, but I’ll try to explain what I mean. Recently … Continue reading
Jeff and I pretty much agree on how old our girls should be before they’ll be allowed to date. They’re welcome to start any time after they turn 30. And makeup — oh they’ll probably be 16 before they’re allowed to … Continue reading
Do you ever wonder about these things, or is it just me? I was looking at hair color products the other day and noticing that there’s one for touching up your roots that will match any light brown hair color … Continue reading
My daughter had a worried look on her face this morning at breakfast as she told me she had promised a friend that she would bring her some of her m&m’s. I was quick to realize the problem. She had … Continue reading
When Jeff and I were dating, several years ago now, I saw our differences and wasn’t phased by them in the least. It was all so interesting, this whole relationship-thing. But there are differences. And after we were married for … Continue reading
Here are a few scattered examples of what I love about kids. Their minds work in a unique way. And they’re typically not shy about revealing it to us. The other day, Katey was all excited to show me how … Continue reading
At a very early age I began noticing that something was going on with my eyes. I think it was last year. This is how I knew something was not right — anything I held closer than about 12 inches … Continue reading
Yesterday I asked my husband what two words he would use to describe our older daughter. After some thought he said, “Helpful and stubborn.” Then I asked how he would describe our younger daughter and he said, “Silly and stubborn.” … Continue reading
I’ve been a mom now for seven years. I’ve seen my girls grow from babies, to toddlers, to preschoolers and on to school. I have to say, I’ve enjoyed each stage, sometimes in ways that have surprised me. It’s probably … Continue reading