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

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…

“This one day we’ll give to idleness.”

Sometimes we need a day given to idleness, a day to rest and daydream in wise passiveness. That’s what this day has been for me. PJ took the kids to the pool this morning, and I have spent the past couple of hours sitting here in my comfy pyjamas, drinking coffee, reading beautiful poetry aloud,…

Knowing that I Don’t Know…Yet

Today is day 41 of our 40 day sugar fast. Yes, that means it’s over. I broke my fast last night with a big bowl of ice cream, an Oreo cookie, and a can of Coke. I enjoyed it, but it wasn’t as satisfying as I thought it would be. However, it didn’t disappoint me…