Category Archives: reflections

the making of a marriage

We rode a bike trail recently, my love and I… …laughing, sharing, talking, thinking.  Asking why we haven’t done this more often, making plans for a repeat. The path in front of us wide and clear, paved for smooth riding, our surroundings a pleasure to take in.  Not always so with each season of marriage […]


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ten things I’m loving right now

**{thanks for your homeschooling book suggestions!  Using to choose, the winner of Educating the WholeHearted Child is #38 Lisa H.  Congrats — look for an email from me!}** : 1.  the very full, very pink roses outside my front door.  My husband and I wonder exactly what we did right last fall to make […]

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the practice of {keeping house}

“There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in — that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.”  - Mother Teresa […]

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a pause to remember

In America, today is a pause for many as they remember loved ones passed on. For others, it’s also a day characterized by picnics and celebrations – a day off from the norm.  So, we pause here too from the 52 ways series.  I have no family members to commemorate, so today I pause instead […]

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have mercy Lord…

Another post was scheduled for today…it will come tomorrow. In light of Boston and Texas, and those hurting everywhere – just a pause. Lord, I pray for mercy.  For comfort. Amen. (photo credit)   Want to share your thoughts? Click here to send me an email.

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when plans change :: releasing the 2:1 conference

The month of March was full – off to Tennessee twice, taping videos and sharing with Rebecca Keliher, all eventually for the larger homeschool community… then the next weekend relaxing and learning with blogging friends. There was the A Woman Inspired conference, a super experience speaking to an online community of women.  Right from my own […]

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