Marilyn

Our time with our kids is so short. Psalm 90:12 says, “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” Purpose to realize that your days with your kids living in your home are numbered. They grow up so fast. Remind yourself of that when the day seems long […]

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  I don’t know about you, but getting things in order is motivating to me. I don’t enjoy doing it, but it feels so good after it’s done. January is a great month to teach the quality of orderliness to my daughters. In the process of living, things tend to get out of place, especially […]

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  Two weeks ago my son, Tuck was involved in a farm accident. What he thought would be a simple stitching of the knee resulted in surgery, infection, and IV antibiotics for a week. As I watched him lying in the hospital bed I was reminded afresh that our children are on loan to us […]

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I dream of a capacious house full of rooms and lots of storage places. Central in that dream is my “quiet room” – a room with thick insulation and a skylight under which is a big comfy recliner just waiting for me to plunk down in it and read my Bible, pray and meditate, uninterrupted. […]

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I’ll never forget my twentieth birthday. I had spent the entire day in labor. It was shortly after 4:00 in the afternoon that the doctor finally laid my big beautiful 8 lb. 14 oz. firstborn baby boy into my arms. I remember first of all the indescribable feeling of relief that labor was over and […]

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