• Duck Dynasty,  Jen Hatmaker,  kids,  Ole Miss,  parenting,  Words for Wednesday

    Words for Wednesday, raising kids

    Today’s “Words for Wednesday” have to do with kids…how we perceive, teach, and attempt to shepherd them into adulthood.  “That five-year gap in age is big, … When they played football in the yard, Eli was always the center. I’m sure there was something in Eli that said: ‘One of these days I’m not going to be the center. One day, I’m going to take a snap.’” Archie Manning Came across the following today from Matthew Sims. Go to GDC to read the rest.  “We do serve the God who created all things with the power of his word. He does providentially control all of creation. He does sovereignly work things…

  • blogging,  faith,  IF:Gathering,  Jen Hatmaker,  writing

    No More Sitting on the Sidelines

    It’s a big day for me. Having taken a hiatus from my blog for over a year, it’s time to come back to it. And today is the day.  Why today? I don’t know (but of course, God does). I do know that He has put some inspiration in my path lately. At first, it was possible to take notice, but sidestep it. Eventually, though, He dropped some boulders in the road that could simply not be ignored. And so I’m back.  I’m starting fresh. The last time I attempted this, I think I set myself up for failure by putting a requirement on myself to do X, Y, and…