Category Archives: Thinking thoughts

{a productive} eight years

Eight years ago, in the enchanting state of New Mexico, two college students were married… They lived in Albuquerque, in a little third-floor apartment.  The couple had a baby girl and after a few years, they moved to a mountain … Continue reading

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forever parenting

I recently started reading Paul David Tripp’s book, Forever, and I’ve been painfully reminded of how often I suffer from “eternity amnesia.”  In this broken and harsh world, it’s easy to forget that we are eternal beings who are created … Continue reading

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who would’ve thought?

Our conversation went something like this: “Mama, am I always going to be five?  It’s taking SO LONG to turn six!  Why does EVERYTHING take so long?”  (Emphasis hers, not mine.) “Well, Calla, the truth is that life actually passes … Continue reading

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the four {grace laced mondays}

I’m a mama to four. How in the world did I get here?  I blinked, and it happened. I’m often too busy to give much thought to what is really wrapped up in these blessings, this responsibility.  But when I … Continue reading

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a freak accident {grace laced mondays}

Where do I begin?  It’s been a while since I’ve blogged (again) and so much has happened in the last few days.  (That “so much” doesn’t involve a new baby, by the way.  The little one is still cookin’!) 🙂 … Continue reading

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morning moments {grace laced mondays}

Just five (or so) more weeks!  As Baby Day draws nearer, I’m cherishing the opportunities to sleep through the night…and my early mornings with the Lord that follow a decent night’s rest.  I know that once Baby #4 is here, … Continue reading

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enjoying my kids {grace laced mondays}

  I’m excited to be joining my sis-in-law, Ruth, at GraceLaced for Grace Laced Mondays.  We’re sharing our stories of grace at work in our lives.  I think all of us could use encouragement to intentionally look for how God … Continue reading

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it’s hard work

Parenting is hard.  Being a good (consistent, loving, patient) parent is probably the most difficult responsibility I’ve ever tackled.  I’m realizing this more and more as my kids get older.  I mean, give me an infant or toddler and I’ll … Continue reading

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26 weeks {& a few little encouragements}

First of all, the sky this morning was INCREDIBLE.  The photo doesn’t do it justice, but I wanted to share it anyway.  I love these little (or not-so-little) gifts of God’s love, early in the morning. Also, this timely post … Continue reading

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blessings on a Monday

What are Mondays like in your house?  I’m realizing that Monday is one of my favorite days of the week.  Weird, right? I love weekends, for sure; it makes me happy to have my hubby home, and I enjoy the … Continue reading

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