Art, Scripture

Foxes Have Holes

And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.” Luke 9:58 But this cozy, cute fox lays his head amid the lambswool. He has a soft plush face and a paisley tail and patches. During our visit to Montana… Read More Foxes Have Holes


One Fourth of July

One fourth of July we were out taking a family hike in the Bastrop State Park.   We came to a place along a trail where someone had hung the American Flag.  Staring at the flag, a streak of boldness hit Laura, (a.k.a Mom) and she boldly sang out the Star Spangled Banner from her heart… Read More One Fourth of July

Family, Memoirs, Uncategorized

A Christmas Memory

I get a little sentimental when it comes to Christmas and usually I don’t take the tree down until after the New Year, but this year, I had a real tree. Needless to say, it came down less than 24 hours after Christmas because it had started to shed everywhere!  Normally, the day after Thanksgiving, I… Read More A Christmas Memory

Family, Home

Olive Trees and Pillars

When we created our first scripture notebook as a newlywed couple, we compiled a list of scriptures that we wanted to sow into our hearts and meditate on as prayers for the future of our family. The Lord is drawing me back to the very same scriptures that He gave me eighteen years ago at… Read More Olive Trees and Pillars


Artful Home

“Train up a child in the way he should go [and in keeping with his individual gift or bent], and when he is old he will not depart from it.”  Proverbs 22:6  We knew right off the bat that our daughter was an artist.  Almost as soon as she could hold a pencil, she began… Read More Artful Home

Life, Poetry

Paper Water

You heard about me in Sunday school You memorized “I can do all things.” “Come out of the boat” the teacher explained as she moved him along on her paper water.   Now you’ve entered the real world You’ve got some money for big toys! The waves are moving faster Things are going your way You’re… Read More Paper Water