Month: November 2008

My treasure on this earth

“I prayed for this child and the Lord has granted me what I asked of Him” 1 Sam 1:27 Oh, the blessings of the Lord. Not in earthy possessions or accumulated wealth. Not in big houses or fancy cars. The things of the world will never satisfy me, I am no longer interested! But the […] Read more…

Victory

You remember the little girl who was TERRIFIED of our dogs? The little girl who would not even step in the front door when she first met them? The sweet angel who climbed up onto the highest counter tops for days—too afraid to put her foot on the ground in case a friendly canine came […] Read more…

Thankful!

Happy Thanksgiving, precious friends and family! I must say, it is one American holiday that I really love. It makes me pause, reflect and ponder on the things that I am so grateful for in this life. And—I’m getting better….we have lived in the USA for 4 1/2 years now. The first year my kids […] Read more…

So over it!!!

My goodness, what in the world has happened to TV? I mean really! It seems that it has become impossible for us to turn the TV on and watch something that is wholesome—no bad language, scantily dressed girls or sexual connotations. We have always censored what our kids have watched on TV, we have always […] Read more…

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas

Last night we were all so excited to put up our Christmas tree. We thought Haven would LOVE it—having never had a real Christmas before. Out came all the decorations, the train that goes around the bottom of the tree, the lights, the music—mmmmm, what more could a little girl want? NOT. She hated it […] Read more…

My favorite quote of the week

A few posts ago I mentioned a book I had recently read by Kay Warren (she is the wife of Rick Warren–“A purpose Driven Life”). This is what she recently said about the church taking care of orphans…challenging stuff!“I’m not very much fun at dinner parties anymore. Can you believe it? I don’t want to […] Read more…

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