Did He Really Say Stand Still and Take Cover?!!

Have you ever been so afraid that you were paralyzed and couldn’t move? I have… When I was growing up, I had a repeated dream, in which I was being pursued by a sleek black panther.  The thing about this panther is, it was so beautiful, that I had a hard time taking my eyes … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

No, I haven’t been sucking down too much raw cider.  It really is time to celebrate the New Year – at least at our house it is. Monday evening, we will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish celebration of the civil new year. I thought I’d invite you in, as I work on our preparations, … Continue reading

If you don’t already know it…..

Today is Coldstone Creamery’s World’s Largest Ice Cream Social.  From 5 – 8 pm today, they are offering one of two specially created flavor combos for the sake of Make-A-Wish.  All donations will go to Make-A-Wish Foundation. The two combos are marshmallow ice cream, Oreo cookies, chocolate chips and fudge (Jack’s creation) OR Nutter Butter … Continue reading

Blessing our Children

“Now may God give you of the dew of heaven, And of the fatness of the earth, an abundance of grain and new wine; May peoples serve you, And nations bow down to you; Be master of your brothers, And may your mother’s sons bow down to you. Cursed be those who curse you, And … Continue reading

An Anointed Acronym (Okay, so it’s really just a mnemonic device, but doesn’t acronym sound cooler?)

At this time of year, we have quite a bit of ragweed in the air.  I am suspicious that this is also the time of year (or at least it was a few weeks ago when the questions started – poor friends I REALLY haven’t forgotten you!!) that parents struggle with questions and concepts concerning … Continue reading

Need help with school planning?

And I quote him, “While you’re preparing your sons and daughters to be raptured, I’ve been in the Middle East and they’re preparing their children to take over your nation.” This gave me a whole new vision to what school needs to look like at our house.  What about you?