In my life, I am too busy…
I have always been a Martha, I don’t even want to be Mary.
But in the midst of the children screaming, the messiness of the house and the juggling of the schedules, God is there. Continue reading
There is time for everything…. We try to schedule time We to make time Time is just lines in the sand Like countries But God created the world God made time God, time-maker
Hopefully she slept, I peeked in at her and it seems like she was asleep…but the light startled me, so I only caught a glimpse. I hope she was asleep. Otherwise why would her eyes be closed? I did see that she had brownish/blackish hair, it looked a lot neater than mine. Could I even … Continue reading
I begin to get oriented. The big whatchamacallit left, and as he passed a candle was lit. Did I black out before that? I remember all the feelings I had, but I don’t know how much time passed, or if I really, actually saw anything. The candle is flickering….. Can something that shape even light … Continue reading
Thursday morning at 6am I went to help with Equinox, which is a Thanksgiving meal program that serves about 10,000 in the Albany area…. I was really pleased to do this for the following reasons 1. My family is not the greatest financially, so I’m more able to give time 2. I have a 5& … Continue reading
“Hurry UP!” Sometimes I can be a tad impatient with my children, especially my “almost” 5 year old. For example last Friday we were late to school because every single thing I asked him to do he said he would and then didn’t. Making me repeat myself over and over again. Last week I was … Continue reading
Maybe this is really obvious to other people, but apparently its not really helpful to go to a big stewardship conference when you are about $100,000 in debt. (at least it not if your me….) There I’ve gone and said it. My family and I are over $100,000 in debt, and the end seems nowhere … Continue reading
Ok, so what if this open source movement which started with the music companies and the digital downloading (actually it started with the record button on VCRs but I’m too young to remember that). Was a cultural shift today? If you look at communities sharing businesses, etc. this generation is into open source Examples include … Continue reading
Alright, after reading a disturbing post about the Board of Pensions (disturbing because not 6months ago the board of pensions came to Albany, NY and personally guaranteed us our pensions were fine) I am beginning to understand the rising healthcare cost for pastors with children (from %35 to %65). Seeing as I have three Preschoolers–this … Continue reading
I still remember when the stock market was falling. I had just decided (luckily) to stay another year in school, and the market was doing horribly, and everyone was running around like chickens with their heads cut off saying “the sky is falling, the sky is falling” no wait…that’s chicken little. They were actually saying “The … Continue reading
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