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gallery wall fail

So…I am finally getting around to hanging some pictures in our home. Because it’s a rental that’s been freshly painted, I decided to be thoughtful and try out 3M Command hooks to leave as few nail holes as possible. The pictures I was hanging are actually very light frames from the dollar store. The hangers…… Continue reading gallery wall fail

faith · family · life

tell him…he knows anyway

Sometimes praying is fearsome. Huh?  “Isn’t prayer supposed to be comforting…you know ease our burdens?” you may ask. Well that is most often the case.  After all, we know that God is good.  He knows our struggles and our needs.  We are told to “cast our cares on Him for He cares for us.”(1 Peter…… Continue reading tell him…he knows anyway

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a page from our story & a home tour

We finally have the last of our things here with us.  It’s been quite a chore even now to keep eliminating the extras, as this home is quite a bit smaller than our last home, or even the camp house where we lived for a year after that.  We gave a large portion of our…… Continue reading a page from our story & a home tour

art · faith · joy in the everyday

joy in the everyday ~ psalm 16:11

You may notice that I quoted this verse in my first post, welcome. Isn’t it a wonderful thought? We do not need to go it alone.  The God of all creation cares for us and will guide us if only we would look to Him. Psalm 119:105 tells us, “Your word is a lamp to my feet…… Continue reading joy in the everyday ~ psalm 16:11

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do not despise their youth

We just returned home from a week at camp.  My Love was the speaker for the group of ten to twelve year olds enjoying Adventure Camp; my df girl and I worked in the kitchen while my cl boy hung out with friends and helped out here and there. Members of our family have worked at different…… Continue reading do not despise their youth

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home is where you are

This is a re-write, as the first post went awol.  Don’t ask me how this non-techie momma lost an entire original post. I’m at a total loss. Anyway…I’ll try my best to recall my thoughts…We recently passed the one-year marker of our move to the east coast. This has added a bit of drama to the…… Continue reading home is where you are