boys at the park, girls at home. i can hear the littlest cooing in her crib, up from her morning nap. only a few moments left for writing. today is new year's eve. tomorrow is oshogatsu and the beginning of something new. oh, how i am ready for something new! three kids brought me to … Continue reading oshogatsu and time for a change.
late morning outside. naked little boy with curly hair. little blue pool filled with cold water. shade for a pregnant mama. heart salvaged from a crabby morning. "viva la vida" coming through the speakers. glass of iced tea. elisabeth elliot book. cool breeze from the ocean. giggles, dimples, and splashes heard together. promise of an … Continue reading snippets of today.
woke up early to shower and put on a dress, just to feel pretty. brewed coffee. ate a tiny bowl of some precious mini-wheats. intended to study. started, but ended up reading emails and blogs, and occasionally staring out the window. its overcast, but the birds are chirping. its the type of weather i enjoy … Continue reading today
..coming sometime in October, Lord-willing!
I don't really know why I titled this post Mosaic Life, it just sort of flowed out of my fingertips, perhaps with the thought in mind that I might continue to write in this vein -- sharing little pieces of me and the things that are bringing peace, joy, meaning to my life, making it … Continue reading Mosaic Life: a song for recent times
I've enjoyed the "ing" posts on some friends' blogs, and I've recently been rather stuck on how to blog about my current emotions, things I'm learning, ways God is changing and growing me. So I'm going to steal the "ing" post instead. Reading "Stormie" by Stormie Omartian -- a great autobiographical book of her deliverance … Continue reading Ing
Eat-right August!! had some leftover baked potatoes sliced and sauted, with scrambled eggs and about 3 cups of percolated coffee -- all cooked over a camp-stove at the beach with my hubby! it was AH-MAZING -- taste, atmosphere, my hunk.. 🙂 one of our summer live-ins (American college students) watched Jones for a few hours … Continue reading ERA :: day 2
I've been creating like a mad-woman around here recently.. Inspirations: ::: Recently discovering SouleMama's blog. LOVE. IT. Her book looks fantastic -- on the top of my "to buy" list. ::: SUNSHINE. That Vitamin-whatever (is it D?) does my body good. (I'm going to have to learn these random factoids soon or I'll be behind … Continue reading Gettin’ crafty like the serpent
Sidenote(s): I realized that two posts, back-to-back, were entitled "Today," and I'm ashamed of my lack of creativity. Also, it's still raining, been three days now. They have actually called off school in our area because of potential flooding. Our house is in a high neighborhood, Mom -- no worries.
"The church has given considerable attention to [the Platonic ideals] Truth and Goodness, to theology and ethics. But too often Beauty has escaped us, or we have tried to escape from it. This is partly because of its innovative, experimental aspect, its way of reaching for originality or a new way of expressing an old … Continue reading beauty, writing, & the soul