Welcome to My Peace in the Puzzle…my little piece of blogosphere. I’m a pastor’s wife and homeschooling mom. This blog is dedicated to the loves of my life — namely Jesus, my family, life in full-time ministry, our homeschool adventures, and all things related to making our house a home. Thanks for stopping by. Grace and peace to you!

Recent Posts

“all the air with colour is aglow”

Last week I was musing about wide-open eyes and the hope of limitless beauty. This week I was reading a poem about The Annunciation by Charlotte Mason that reminded me of how blind we can sometimes be. She highlighted the idea that we often forget the plain white light, shining all around us, actually holds…

Limitless

Oh who can tell the range of joyOr set the bounds of beauty? from “A Winter Blue Jay” by Sara Teasdale These two lines from a poem we read in Morning Time on Monday have been ringing in my ears all week. It tells the story of a couple out for a winter walk, admiring…

A Life of Leisure

It’s always difficult to slip back into normal routine after a week away. One week of vacation really just whets your appetite for more, doesn’t it? It takes almost a week before you’ve settled into the groove of relaxation, but it’s about that same time you need to start mentally preparing to return to life…

They say a trip to the Holy Land is life-changing…

Two years ago today I landed in Israel for the first time. I went reluctantly. A trip to the Holy Land was PJ’s dream. I was nervous. For me, it was like strapping into a scary roller coaster — clenching my fists, closing my eyes, holding my breath, and willing it to be over as…