Archive for the 'Family' Category

Oct 26 2015

Now We Are Six

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Oct 15 2015

Nine Treasures, on PAIL Day

Today (Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day) we are remembering our darlings in heaven, the nine siblings of our treasures here. While this day does not cut so acutely into my heart as it once did, it is still a day that bittersweetly blesses and affects me. In addition to treasures of glory, of Christ, […]

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Jul 06 2015

It’s a Boy!

The Lord has heard our cries, and granted us a healthy little son. A third brave knight to protect our princess. The mercy of our God just humbles & astounds me. from Deuteronomy 26:7-11 Then we cried to the Lord, the God of our fathers, and the Lord heard our voice and saw our affliction, […]

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Jun 24 2015

Firsts & Lasts

Right now, I have a thousand miles between myself and a painful ripping in my family. Today, my grandpa is moving away from his wife and his home ~ his beautiful wife of 63 years who he no longer knows, although subconsciously sometimes seems to remember ~ his home since I was a toddler, where […]

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Jun 10 2015

My Family

That’s how family gets made. Not by ceremonies or certificates, and not by parties and celebrations. Family gets made when you decide to hold hands and sit shoulder to shoulder when it seems like the sky is falling. Family gets made when the world becomes strange and disorienting, and the only face you recognize is […]

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May 28 2015

Then & Now

May 2007 & May 2015~     May 2008 & May 2015~   …and after having numerous miscarriages and fertility struggles in May months in previous years (esp 2010 and 2014, but there were a couple other Mays right up there too…), this is marvelous for May 2015~

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May 10 2015

Creating Memories, V

CREATING MEMORIES, V looking forward & back It’s Mother’s Day! And I am in the blessed scenario of both having a mother and being a mother. Do you know, when I was a young child, my grandma had the pretty unique blessing of both being a grandma and having a grandma?! Yes, we had five […]

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May 09 2015

Creating Memories, IV

As we approach the end of our conversation on creating memories for our children, (see the intro, part I, part II, and part III, as well as quotes and Scriptures on the matter) I will share some specific ways that we pursue particular routines & events to create memories for our children which we hope & […]

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May 07 2015

Creating Memories, III

Another installment in the conversation on creating memories for our children, see the intro, part I, and part II, as well as memory quotes & a sidebar on grace. And now I will tell you briefly a little of some hows & whys behind a few of the overarching qualities that we seek to pursue […]

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May 06 2015

Creating Memories, Sidebar on Grace

As we take today to just meditate on grace, and especially as it relates to parenting (but obviously God’s grace is for everyone!! and the following quotes could be applied easily to others as well…), please remember that we would love to have you chime in by commenting and sharing your own thoughts on the […]

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