what my beading collection taught me about sharing

I was going through my beading collection the other day. Rows of pink glass beads took me back to days of beading bracelets and necklaces, by myself, with my sister, with my friends. I can't remember how I got hold of the beads (I think Mum bought them for me), but our surrogate grandma was … Continue reading what my beading collection taught me about sharing

10 things learning to drive taught me

Now of course, learning to drive taught me to trust the brakes, start the car in neutral before engaging a gear, and check my blind spot before reversing, but there were ten other lessons learning to drive taught me about God, myself, and life.  So without further ado, here they are.Don't be oversensitive. Learning to … Continue reading 10 things learning to drive taught me

Seven Abominations and Seven Bits of Wisdom

"I find to this day seven abominations in my heart: Inclining to unbelief Suddenly to forget the love and mercy that Christ manifesteth A leaning to the works of the law Wanderings and coldness in prayer To forget to watch for what I pray for Apt to murmur because I have no more, and yet ready to … Continue reading Seven Abominations and Seven Bits of Wisdom

Whatever you do

when you roll out of bed in the morning… when you clean the toilet… when you eat breakfast or lunch or dinner… when you twitter or facebook… when you are trying to understand your latest math lesson… when you are taking on the phone… when you are reading a book… when you climb a tree … Continue reading Whatever you do

Three Lessons from the Ranger’s Apprentice Books

Since October I've been reading a book series called Ranger's Apprentice by John Flanagan.  He's actually an Australian and theeleven-book series have become a world bestseller. Josh read them years ago, when John Flanagan was still writing the series, and Nomi picked them up earlier this year.  I'd been meaning to read them for a few … Continue reading Three Lessons from the Ranger’s Apprentice Books