Archive for the 'Gabriel David' Category

Oct 24 2017

Rest & Adventure

A couple weeks ago during communion, where the pastor prayed over my children, he included a phrase asking God to be their rest and be their adventure. I can not tell you how that has stuck with me. It has been repeated in my own prayers and in my discussions with my children, and it informs […]

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Oct 06 2016

Big Kid Joys

I love babies. My mom might smile and tell you that’s largely because I’ve had “easy babies.” But let’s be honest: to at least a certain extent, babies are babies, and babies are also honed by the hard work of their mama. So while God definitely did give my babies their blessed personalities and natures, […]

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Jun 27 2016

Time’s Passage

Nine Years Eight Years Eight Months  

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Jun 02 2016

A Child’s World

I set my children up with some map puzzles this morning. The eight year old with one of the world… The four year old with one of the United States… But apparently it has been a little while since we’ve done geography on this level, because the younger one suddenly bursts out, “Mommy!! Mommy!! Neverland!! […]

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Feb 16 2016

Photo Challenge, Week Seven

Week Seven: Portrait, Faceless

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Dec 22 2015

Marshmallow Munchkins

Isn’t there something just completely, inexplicably wonderful about the way children look like fairytale characters when they play in snow mounds, bundled up like the softest of marshmallows?!    I love these marshmallow munchkins.

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Nov 10 2015

Joy Multiplied

The joy of having these four children in my arms is indescribable. Simply incalculable! And that joy is multiplied by the delight they take in one another.      Thanks be to God for these immeasurable blessings!

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Jul 20 2015

Making a Joyful Noise

My big boy got to participate in the wonderful blessing of music camp this summer for the first time. I loved being a choir mom! I hope it’s just the first taste of many more similar things yet to come. Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to […]

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Jun 18 2015


We have a great deal to learn from David. Although we might be tempted to see him as little better than a barbarian king, we should actually be studying him with a far greater humility of mind. From him, we learn how to fight, how to trust, how to cry, how to pray, how to […]

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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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