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Gift List, Gratitude

Grace isn’t a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live. ~ Jackie Windspear Up to #457…. 25 more days to write over 500 gifts……

Advent, Christmas

Stepping Back into Advent: The Horizon of History

I have to back up to get it. I hang the wreath on the front door, arrange the greenery in the window boxes, deck the picket fence with swags and…

Advent, Christmas


the real winner is…. ME! ~warm smile~ By way of explanation ~weaksmile~ –your words and thoughts, your names and stories, filled my inbox. I had the privilege of “meeting” you,…


Finding Peace: Part 1 … with Shannon Woodward

An interview with Shannon Woodward, where I learn about purpose, and identity in Christ, and what it means to find peace… in the heart of God… It has been many…


As a Token of Appreciation….

for the kind readers who wander into this quiet place now and then, to Listen and Worship and Pray to Abba God with me, if you would like a hard…

Family, Mothering Prayer, Words

Love Song

As a teen, I used to sing love songs, dreaming.Now in middle-age, (yes, it is that time already) I am singing the only genuine love song. The words are radical,…

Family, Homeschooling, Mothering Prayer, Quotes, Refiner's Fire

Blotted Secrets

“In these pages I tell secrets about…myself because I believe that it is not only more honest but vastly more interesting than to pretend that I have no such secrets…

Children, Faith, Marriage, Mothering Prayer, Quotes, Refiner's Fire

All His

From the pen and heart of Madeleine L’Engle: “In a very real sense not one of us is qualified, but it seems that God continually chooses the most unqualified to…

Gift List, Gratitude, Worship

Use the Blessings

Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving. ~W.T. Purkiser

Faith, Gift List, Gratitude, Quotes, Worship

1000 Gifts: Awake

I feel new habits strengthening, new ways of seeing, new– good— ways of thinking. Jotting down 1000 Gifts from Abba’s hand is a lot of jotting. It requires me to…