Did you know that there are twenty-two dictionary definitions of the word "character?" How could one word possibly have so many meanings? The most common definition is "moral or ethical quality." This post is about what the word, character, means to me.My husband, Matt, has worked nightshift in the emergency room at a local hospital for the last 20 years. After receiving his bachelor's degree … [Read more...] about Go the Distance
Recently as we sat at the dinner table, the topic of how long Mommy and Daddy have been married came up. My husband was holding my hand and said to the five children we feed every meal, "Daddy loves Mommy very much." Our six yr. old daughter was completely into the romance of the moment and shook her head up and down. She responded, "That's true, 'cause you're holding her fingers." At that … [Read more...] about For the Love of Ipod
Training for "Celebrating 13 Years in 13 Miles" continues! Yesterday my dear friend, Heather, came over and we ran 4.5 miles together. It was very interesting; I don't typically run with anyone. My husband, Matt, and I have only run together twice. Now Heather is a noble steed,while I am more like the humble mountain donkey. She's fast and focused; I'm slow and sporadic. In … [Read more...] about Two are Better than One
Today I've been reviewing in preparation for Bible Study tomorrow. In case you missed it, we're currently in Priscilla Shirer's Jonah study and it is just so stinkin' good. My favorite part of the lesson this week has been looking at various Bible characters to whom God gave a second chance. This stems from Jonah 4:1: And the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the second time I've been given … [Read more...] about That was then. This is now.