{Update #8} Our First Garden

Hello, friends! It's been nearly a month since I've written (oops!), so obviously a lot of changes have taken place in our little garden since my last post.  I'll spare you all the little details and just give you a quick update on how it is currently.  Since my last Our First Garden post, we've … Continue reading {Update #8} Our First Garden


Being Thank-Full in a Grace-Full World

"Eucharist [thanksgiving] is the state of the perfect man. Eucharist is the life of paradise. Eucharist is the only full and real response to God's creation, redemption, and gift of heaven." (Alexander Schmemann) Our young ladies book club is going through One Thousand Gifts together, and I just started reading the book this week. Ann … Continue reading Being Thank-Full in a Grace-Full World

God Is in Control

Being in control is so appealing to humans.We like it, because when we're in control, things are going our way. But even when we think we're in control, we really aren't. And when we think we are, but really aren't, that's when things will normally go out on a sour note and we get frustrated, upset, and discouraged. We need to remember God through not only the bad times when we are in need, but in the good times, because every good and every perfect gift is from Him.