Slowing Down the Pace

It is amazing just how quickly time passes!  We are always rushing from one thing to another – school, sports, church, chores, homework, time with friends, family obligations, scouting activities, various classes, and the list just goes on.  Chrytos said, “To survive we must begin to know sacredness.  The pace at which most of us […]

Perfection

Have you ever wondered what perfection looks like?  Look around you at all of your loved ones and you will know.  Perspective is everything!  ~Katherine

5 Ways to Show Your Love: Your Husband

When was the last time you did something special for someone just because you love them?  It is so easy for me to take my husband for granted.  His presence becomes just part of the scenery at home more often than I wish to admit.  I love my husband dearly and want him to know […]

Simple Pleasures of Winter

There are so many things that compete for our attention – work, finances, chores – that inevitably we lose sight of all the precious moments and wondrous beauty that fill our lives on a daily basis.  So, as I snuggle in to dream about plum fairies, I recall with great joy some of my favorite […]

Blessings of 2009

There are so many things that I have to be thankful for!!!  As I look forward to the new year, I am overwhelmed with the abundance that we have. Photo: annstheclaf Our family is in good health with our little boys growing stronger and faster than I could ever imagine. Our marriage has grown very […]

Thanksgiving

“Thanksgiving” Thank You for all my hands can hold- apples red and melons gold, yellow corn both ripe and sweet, peas and beans so good to eat! Thank You for all my eyes can see- lovely sunlight, field and tree, white cloud-boats in sea-deep sky, soaring bird and butterfly. Thank You for all my ears […]

What is Marriage?

Marriage is more than just a promise to be with someone. Photo: SuperSizeMe It is the moment-to-moment re-commitment to do what is best for both of you even if you don’t like what needs to be done because you love the other person and are willing to work to have the best relationship possible.

Enjoy the Little Things

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” -Robert Brault Photo: Tamara We tend to take things for granted and overlook the small blessings in our lives.  When we take pleasure in the little things, we live a more graceful life.  We have a more […]