A Bouquet of Grass with a Note of Dust

I had found a rhythm for housework, things were getting done. The baby was asleep, I had finally sorted through a large quantity of laundry. It was time to tackle vacuuming. My young son freaks when I pull the vacuum out. He seems to be mistaking it for...something cool. He sees the vacuum cleaner and … Continue reading A Bouquet of Grass with a Note of Dust

I Speak Gratitude Better than Spanish!

"Praise God, from Whom all blessings flow." -DoxologyI have started to speak Gratitude lately. It takes some work but once you get rolling, it's really a thrilling language. You notice things that would go unnoticed in your native tongue. Here is my list for this week: 0016. Guacamole. Freshly made, especially when it has that … Continue reading I Speak Gratitude Better than Spanish!

The Lego that Crushed My Ego

"Egotism is the anesthetic that dulls the pain of stupidity."-Frank LeahyThroughout my day I regularly receive commands from a small but authoritative voice.The voice usually is saying, "Pway wegos wif me!"Since I have been listening to this voice for some time now, I immediately understand this to mean, "Drop everything you are doing/holding/drinking/eating and sit … Continue reading The Lego that Crushed My Ego

What Rabbit Has Reminded Me

I think my Christian walk can be summarized by this passage I found while reading Winnie-the-Pooh to my kids:"Hallo, Rabbit," he said, "is that you?""Let's pretend it isn't," said Rabbit, "and see what happens".I'm always trying to pretend I'm someone I'm not. I try to pretend to be great and perfect and wonderful...on my own. … Continue reading What Rabbit Has Reminded Me