Identity

This morning was our last Morning Time. Well, the last with my two oldest children; one is graduating, the other is dual enrolling starting in the fall. Which means I’ll get to find out about Morning Time with an “only.” That will be a fun adventure. For two years, in the Lord’s Providence. And, then,…

“Keep” seems so little

I chose keep for 2023 largely because it was all over the Psalms, particularly my reading of Psalm 119. It’s over and over and over again. Keep your law, keep your testimonies, keep statutes, keep my way … 27! Twenty Seven times in Psalm 119 we are told to keep … something. But, even already,…

Word for the Year 2023

Do you have a Word for the Year for 2023? Have you started considering how you’re going to approach it, think about it, implement it? Have you ever done a Word for the Year before? Was it a helpful exercise? Why or why not? My word for 2023 is going to be “keep” … I…

Reader, Walking: Firsts

Reader, Walking: Firsts

Since it’s spring, I’ve been thinking about Spring Ephemerals and the Calendar of Firsts. It’s the most glorious time of the year for wildflower hunters. Seemingly daily something new is happening and keeping my Calendar of Firsts up to date becomes a chore – a loving chore – but real work to open it and update it each day.