July 27, 2009

Awake My Soul!

July 27, 2009

Living and Speaking the Truth in Love

I received the following comment on my blog recently from a self proclaimed Christian feminist and it literally brought me to tears. Some interesting thoughts ran through my head as I cont- emplated her words. I recalled a post, Rusty Trumpets, from April, where I tried to share the importance of communicating the Truth in love. Katie’s comment confirmed for me, once …

July 24, 2009

A Chance to Win!

“I wish to see all arts, principally music, in the service of Him who gave and created them. Music is a fair and glorious gift of God… I am strongly persuaded that after theology there is no art that can be placed on a level with music; for besides theology, music is the only art capable of affording peace and …

July 18, 2009

Mother Daugher Tea 2009 Photos!

This year’s Mother Daughter Tea was a huge success! Ladies joined us at Providence Church in Morton, Illinois from at least seven different states! The food was delicious, the music enchanting, the teachings rich, the skit hilarious, and the fellowship sweet. Mothers and daughters had a wonderful time together learning and meeting new friends – as well as making memories!

July 9, 2009

Contemplating Miss California

Think about it, what’s the real difference between standing on a runway half dressed while strangers evaluate your body – deciding if you’re “good enough” and standing on an auction block while slave traders do the same thing. Both situations put us into bondage. Both situations communicate that we’re …

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July 3, 2009

Amazing Unborn Baby Models!

Why didn’t they have this when I was pregnant? Too cool!

Pregnant women now have an amazing new option of holding life-sized models of their unborn babies. A new invention, designed by Brazilian Jorge Lopes, converts data from ultrasound and MRI scans, and uses 3-D printing technology to create plaster models of those who are being “fearfully and wonderfully made” in …

July 2, 2009

Back to Life…

Enjoying a rest stop on the way to Colorado!

Wow! Life has been full these last few weeks (is that another term for busy?). While recently gathering in TN with numerous churches from our denomination for our annual Presbytery meeting, and travelling to minister to families in Kansas, Chicago, and Colorado, our family experienced many adventures and times of sweet …