Giving Back: The MDA Muscle Walk

We had a fantastic day of walking in honor of Silas and for all the kids and adults who have muscle diseases at the MDA Muscle Walk yesterday.  Although Leigh’s Disease is considered a mitochondrial disease, the MDA has graciously taken it under their umbrella to help raise money and support for mitochondrial diseases. There […]

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Crowd(ed): How we connect in this busy world

Today’s Five Minute Friday post is on the theme of CROWD. The floor is mopped and the junk put away behind doors unseen.  Kitchen bowls and measuring cups spill across the counter while something bakes in the oven, brown sugar in the air like the scent of summer. These are the preparations we make before […]

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Don’t miss the beauty

Not wanting to miss the beauty of this last snowstorm, my husband and I went out and shot a few pictures, so we would not forget this. Early morning light, untouched snow, mist across the water. There are so many things I want to share, but I’ll leave them for another day.  Thoughts about how […]

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Devotional for Lent: Where our Story begins

This is our second devotional for Lent and Easter.  Click here to read more. The blonde girl sits next to me in the second grade classroom, her face set in stubborn determination. She is supposed to read, but instead she sits there, arms crossed, repeating, “I don’t want to read!” Everything about her: her frown, […]

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