Monthly Archives: June 2010

Bean-Berry Salad and Hamburgers

“He’s wasting the beans, Mom,” six-year-old Micah complains in frustration.  I look over to see three-year-old Brennan walking away clutching a handful of “beans.” “What do you mean?” I ask Micah, curious about how Brennan might be wasting the pea-pod … Continue reading

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I Wish I Could Keep You Protected

I’m feeling an nudge within me to post something I’ve already written.  As I referenced in  “I Didn’t See it Coming,” Kiersten’s second grade teacher died unexpectedly this year.  She died over spring break.  After finding out the news via email … Continue reading

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I Didn’t See it Coming

I hang up the phone in disbelief.  We’ve just received some tough to hear news.  News about some friends whose lives will be changed forever.  “I didn’t see this coming,” I say to my husband. As I process through this … Continue reading

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God’s Little Postcard

It was our annual “fall walk.”  The walk I take with the kids when the leaves have turned colors.  We gather leaves to send to Grandpa and Grandma, who live in Florida.  I take pictures of the kids walking and … Continue reading

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My Lemonade Stand

“Can I have a lemonade stand?” eight-year-old Kiersten asked me the other day.  My gut-response was to say no.  From my adult perspective, there was very little in her favor for a successful lemonade stand:  it was a Monday morning (most … Continue reading

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