Consider This

I was reminded this week of something I believe about you. You may not agree, or you may feel that the evidence of your life as it is today may suggest otherwise, but here it is: I believe you were prepared for the joys and challenges you are experiencing right now. Not only prepared by […]

Think Process

Do you ever get out of patience because it seems as though you are teaching and learning, but you don’t know if you or your children are making any progress? Teaching and learning are kind of like growing out a bad haircut. It takes 1000 times longer than you want it to take! And it […]


I’m excited to share an article with you that a dear friend recently shared with me. {Thank you Ann!} She reports that it was written at least 40 years ago and has no byline except, Anonymous. Knowing that this was written before many of you were born, I offer a few notes about the author’s […]

The Gathering

I love baskets. There are so many things you can organize and carry and make beautiful with them! And it seems that we women are drawn to the process of collecting and storing whether it be food for a family or fabric for a new project. Some gathering can become troublesome though can’t it? The […]

Small Means

It never ceases to amaze me how misaligned our beliefs can become. Do we sometimes think that our life won’t really have meaning until we accomplish some big and public thing? Or that what we do in family life each day somehow pales in comparison to what we or others are doing out there? That […]