Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Unpacking Surprises

“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” – Joan Didion Hi princes! This week, I have been “spring cleaning” the house. Although I don’t necessarily enjoy the process, I do end up finding little gems …

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Lent Week 3: Behold Your Family

He said to His mother, “Woman, behold your son!” Then He said to the disciple, “Behold your mother!” And from that hour that disciple took her to his own home. (John 19: 26-27) My dear sons, This past week marked the 20th anniversary of my dad’s death. Obviously, I have been thinking about him all …

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Prince 1, The Birthday Boy!

Prince 1, We had such an amazing weekend celebrating you! Upon your request, we planned a party with a firefighter theme and hired a magician to entertain you and your friends. You all just loved it! It was a great day! Here are some photos: The spread The “flaming sweet peppers” were so easy. I …

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Paradise: Lent Week 2

Today you will be with me in Paradise (Luke 23:43). Hi sons, This week for Lent, I was overwhelmed with hope, and it wasn’t a feeling I was expecting to have when I started reading the second chapter of my Lenten study. I figured that this sort of hope would come later – as in closer …

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On Forgiveness: Lent Week 1

My lovely sons, This past weekend was a special one for me. I went to a charity event on Friday evening, got to spend quality time with you all weekend, went out on a special date on Saturday evening with your dad, and then we all went to church on Sunday and discussed the first …

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A Mom’s Hope for Lent

My dear sons, I’ve been following my heart lately. It’s as if something is pushing me along to just go for things. Far too often, my fears drive me to forget about any ideas I might have, or they simply drive me to do things I don’t want to do at all. But lately, it’s …

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