Tag: trust

thirty-three

Today is my parents’ 33rd wedding anniversary! I’ve seen these people come through some seriously tough things in these 33 years.  Really really tough things.  But they’ve always leaned on each other and the Lord, and are still going strong.  Maybe even stronger than ever before.  They are a testimony to hard times making a …

“what if”

I’m not normally a “what-if-er”.  I know the type because I have been the type. Over time I’ve realized that what-if-ing is just a BIG. FAT. WASTE. OF. TIME. And then, our adoption process began. And our home-building process began. AND we felt that ‘now’ (being the 2014-2015 school year) is the time to homeschool …

blessing or curse?

This is an old Portuguese story: There was an old man who lived in a tiny village.  Although poor, he was envied by all for the beautiful white horse he owned.  Even the king coveted his treasure.  People offered fabulous prices for the steed, but the old man always refused. “This horse is not a …