Category Archives: Fears

It’s All About That Grace

Yesterday was Evan’s last day of summer school. Putting him in summer school for a five week session turned out to be an idea of sheer brilliance. Because he is changing schools, the opportunity to become familiar with the building … Continue reading

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I Am Mama Hear Me Roar

I know that this blog is usually full of cute Ev quips or inspirational bits about parenting. Today the blog has a different tone. I’m as concerned with the secular culture of Ev’s growingupworld as I am with the ecclesiatic … Continue reading

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Bravery Matters

We have to be braver than we think we can be, because God is constantly calling us to be more than we are. –Madeleine L’Engle Bravery. I’ve been thinking a lot about bravery today–about what exactly it means to be … Continue reading

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Folksmusic

Evart, Michigan is a small town among small towns. Nestled along the Muskegon River, Evart boasts a single road of charming downtown, a city hall depot, a hotel and a summer concert series that includes the Evart Folk Fest. My … Continue reading

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A New Love Day

This week has brought me many lovely surprises. Early on, I had a deep, spiritually rich and profound conversation with my first born. Then my lovely daughter filled the house with the fragrance of her baking (she made banana bread … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Five Years

“Words are like nets – we hope they’ll cover what we mean, but we know they can’t possibly hold that much joy, or grief, or wonder.” –Jodi Picoult My little wonder rode into my world on an unexpected cloud. The … Continue reading

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Minden élet számít

This article is the same one found in English on this blog on October1, 2013. The translation into Hungarian was done by my dear friend Agnes Stadler who stood by me through this difficult time and loved me right where … Continue reading

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