Tag: Vintage ATTW

What I Need

This morning, as Mother’s Day approaches, I’m reflecting some on my own motherhood – especially the changes and feelings that occupied my mind in those first bleary-eyed weeks.  Curious about all I had forgotten, I revisited something I wrote when I was a brand new mama.  It ministered […]

What He Did, and How He Did It

I had a completely different post scheduled for you today, but something happened the other day and I’ve had to rethink some things.  (Don’t worry.  That will be less vague soon.)  In lieu of the post I had for you, I’ve pulled a quick one from the archives.  […]

Stone Houses

(Originally posted in August 2009) There is a village in Iran made entirely of houses and buildings carved out of volcanic rock. It is estimated that some of the houses have been there – as houses – for 700 years, inhabited and re-inhabited hundreds of times through the […]

What is Sown

(Originally posted in August 2011.  Once I get over the cold that has seized my life, perhaps I’ll have more original thoughts to convey…) This morning on the news, I heard that NASA has launched an unmanned spacecraft destined for Jupiter. This craft…it will fly for 5 years […]


I originally published this post in November 2009, when my daughter was just beginning to walk.  I watched her, and God spoke to me. ________________________________________________________ One of the hardest things about Jennifer’s new mobility is the constant fear that she’s going to hurt herself. I know she’s going to […]

A New Song

This post was originally written in July 2010.  Sadly, it’s still something I struggle with.  I needed this reminder today, so maybe it will help you, too. ___________________________________________________ It’s no secret that I struggle with comparing myself to other people. My hair, my clothes, my house, my car, […]

He took my place.

I originally posted this story back in January of 2010, when my daughter was a little over a year old.  It was powerful to me then, and remains so every time I think of it now.  I hope it speaks to something in you today. ______________________________ I had […]


I originally published this post back in November of 2009.  Things in our lives have evolved since then…as has our annual fall invasion of ants.  We’ve been battling them intensely once again this week, so I thought this was an appropriate repost. ___________________________________________________ Recently, my house has been […]