Praying Friends

I'm counting the blessing of praying friends today!  I'm the type of person who doesn't have a lot of really close friendships.  I am a networker of sorts, although not the extroverted kind.  Even though I tend to be fairly introverted I have a lot of connections across a huge variety of ages, churches, groups,…

Get Up and Pray

Does anyone else get excited to start new routines in their spiritual life when a calendar year flips over?  I always look forward to switching things up in my quiet time routine.  I enjoy deciding how to tackle my Bible reading and praying for another twelve months.  Last year I opted to read through the…

Healing Moments

My iPhone tells me I've walked 11.72 km in the last two days.  Outlet shopping and a visit to Storyland is great exercise apparently.  Our family is kicking off summer vacation with a road trip to our denomination's annual convention in Montreal with a three night stopover in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.  …

My New Christmas Lists

The past three weeks have been tense for our family.  After two weeks of abdominal cramping, unexplained fevers, and three trips to the ER, it was finally discovered that our oldest daughter C-Bear had a ruptured appendix requiring emergency surgery.  I have never seen her so sick.  Her recovery has been excruciating to watch.  The…