My Piano Teacher

When we begin to reflect on the beautiful gifts that God has given to us in the form of people he has placed in our life as mentors, teachers, parents, grandparents, spouse, children and friends, the wells of gratitude begin to spring up in our hearts. We find that we would not be the person… Read More My Piano Teacher

Music, Scripture

Surely, He has borne our griefs

“Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.”  ~Isaiah 53:4-5   Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

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