Monthly Archives: August 2012

Parenting – A Way to Learn the Gospel

Parents ~ What do you think about the following quote from Tim Keller? “You need to get used to this reality. Once you become a parent, for the rest of your life, you’ll never be happier than your unhappiest child,

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Blessings Beyond the Barnyard

Today, I want put in a plug for the niece of a family friend who has started running a new business out of her home (or should I say, out of her farm!): Smith Creek Farm Facebook Page We had

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I Work Hard for the Money

My mom read an article she was telling me about the other day that pointed out how children these days are becoming less and less able to distinguish their “wants” from their “needs.” The basic premise of the article was

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“Do or Do Not. There is No Try.” – Yoda

What a great quote for all you Star Wars fans out there! I found the quote particularly relevant this week. I am sad to report that yesterday, the “antichrist” me (or as my husband quite fondly refers to as “Satan

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Gabby Douglas: USA GOLD

This Olympic season, no athlete held more “crowd appeal” for me than America’s darling gymnast, Gabrielle Douglas. I had never heard of Miss Gabby before the Olympics, but after seeing just one performance of her I told my husband that

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The Passion of Patience

I guess it’s fitting that this blog entry discusses patience for adults since my last blog involved patience for children (i.e. “The Patience Game.”) No sooner did I enter that blog post last week, than I found myself immersed in

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