Archives for September 2010

The Car Binder: Simplifying My Map Clutter

Since re-locating earlier this year, I have found myself printing maps frequently. A trip to the park, MapQuest. A trip to pick up my co-op order, MapQuest. A trip to hunt down the location of Trader Joes, MapQuest. And on and on it goes. I don’t seem to remember my way around very well. Perhaps […]

Two Good Reasons to Trust God

It is difficult to trust someone who is deceitful (and really unwise to do so). Just one lie can cause us to lose faith in someone completely. Thankfully, God does not lie. In fact, it is impossible for God to lie! Hebrews 6:18 says “So that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible […]

Trusting God – the key to a peaceful life

Image from schmollmolch (Isn’t it beautiful? I love it!) Stress and worry steal joy and peace. How do we overcome these feelings that often plague our lives? I think the answer lies somewhere in the middle of trusting God. Sure, many of us intellectually trust Him. But how about real, step-out-in-faith trust? How about confidence […]

A Dutch Puff for Sunday

We have eaten the same breakfast each Sunday for a few months now. It is easy and adds a little tradition to our day. I like that. The kids always enjoy watching the puff emerge from the oven. Sometimes it grows to great heights! Once it actually touched the top of the oven! It deflates […]

A Bigger Picture Moment (and an actual picture)

Do you ever feel that your life needs a complete overhaul? I have felt that way lately. I can’t pinpoint the specific moment it happened, but sometime this week I realized that I have to pare down.  I don’t do very much outside the home, but it honestly doesn’t take a lot to overwhelm me. […]

Free 3-month Amazon Prime Subscription! Woo hoo!

I don’t usually talk about deals on this blog – but this one is too good to miss! If you have ever tried a free subscription to Amazon Prime then you know how cool it is! I was lucky enough to try it right after we moved. We also had a two month old baby […]