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31 Days of I.R.L. (in real life)

  It's so easy these days to hide behind a computer screen and put our best foot (and face and family) forward. We can airbrush our features and leave out messy details as we post on our favorite social media platforms. I have been contemplating lately on how easy it is for me to hide what I … [Read more...]

I.R.L. When Life is Overwhelming, Just Do The Next Thing

There is a lot going on in my little world. Some things are out in the open for all to see. Some things are just every day sort of tasks we muddle through regularly. Some things are loose ends waiting to be bound tightly. Some things are long-time struggles that rear their ugly heads on … [Read more...]

How to Quiet the “Noise” of a Life Too Busy

Everywhere I turn these days I'm seeing and hearing discussion about being overwhelmed. Too much input, too many choices, too much to do . . etc. etc. This is true in the homeschooling community, the church community, the workplace. The level of stress I'm sensing in those I talk with is higher than … [Read more...]

Life is Like a Tapestry ~and a Winner!~

Have you ever seen the movie "The Sound of Music?" I know, who hasn't!? It's a family favorite. But have you read The Story of The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp herself? It’s a great read! She has so many life lessons to share. Her story, her testimony have encouraged me, and … [Read more...]

Bessie’s Pillow: A Young Immigrant’s Journey {A Book Review}

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to leave the country of your birth, travel thousands of miles to build a new life in a strange place? Bessie's Pillow by Linda Bress Silbert, a new release from Strong Learning, Inc. gives us an close up look into the experience of one young woman … [Read more...]