Sunday, May 29, 2011

If You Love Your Children...

This morning as I was reading posts from my blog roll, this post really caught my attention.  It spoke to me.    It's from the blog, Mennonite Girls Can Cook.  If you love to craft - and more importantly - if you love your children and desire to raise them in a Godly manner, take 2 minutes out of your day and go be inspired.

You're welcome.

Friday, May 20, 2011

With Love, to my dear friends in Polk County, FL

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Through the Eyes of a Child

A child's perspective can often be very refreshing and even help me look at things a little differently.

This past weekend my sister and her family made the 3 1/2 hour trip to spend some time with us.  Usually, we make the trip north.  The last time they were at our house my now 7 year old nephew, Jacob, was pretty young.  He doesn't remember seeing the bed Chris and I sleep in.  Really, it's nothing special.  Actually, it's probably a little retro - a full motion water bed that we bought new for $500.00 when we first got married.

Anyway, when he found out that we slept on a water bed, all of the curiosity that accompanies any normal 7 year old kicked into gear and he had to lay on it.  My sister went in there with him and came out laughing.  With awestruck eyes he said to her, "Mom, you must have to be RICH to have a bed like that!"

I had to laugh, too.  I AM rich.  And, sometimes it just takes looking at life through the eyes of a child to remind me of that.