I believe the world is rich with value. You don’t have to be a lay person to glorify God in your labor. A farmer can do so by growing good food; an artist, by creating beautiful works; a writer, by delving deep and being unwilling to settle for trite tropes when there are deeper and more meaningful matters at hand. Some are called to be teachers and preachers. Some are called to be artists and farmers. We are all called to glorify the Creator in our own ways.
“Rock Around the Clock”, sung by Bill Haley and the Comets, inspired many Third Graders (and others) to really swing! The music set a fast pace, and any eight-year old found it impossible to keep those feet still when listening to it, much less his/her little body!
When you select food to go in your mouth, you typically aren’t thinking about how that food will leave your body. When it comes to eating, the taste experience is only one facet if how the food makes you feel; the journey that food takes through your body has an impact that lasts much longer [...]
My mother was a whiz with the sewing machine. Although she owned and used her share of Simplicity and McCalls patterns, she also employed a keen eye for designs. When called upon, she could be a copycat designer.
A glorious day this has been! Friday the 13th, and it wasn’t the least bit frightening or negative. Mr. Sun has been shining brightly all day, with minimal cloud cover. Birds and insects have been busy all day twitting there and buzzing here. Just a nice day. Until a sweet barn swallow, chasing after his supper, met my front window.
People who always have something to complain about annoy the crap out of me. The reason they are continually annoyed at life is not because they have a particularly annoying life, but because they are encountering their lives through a faulty paradigm. Sometimes I wish I could transfer telepathic understanding to them: “The root of the problem is not all of your problems, but you.”
McDonalds recently launched an advertising campaign titled “From Here. For You.” across Washington State to promote itself as a vendor of local food. You may have seen the billboards, with slogans like “Picked in Yakima, Dipped in Fircrest” (for apples dipped in caramel) or “Grown in Pasco, served in Tacoma” (for fries).
I had just switched from my regular OBGYN to a nurse practitioner that my friend recommended, and I scheduled a visit with my new medical professional to get her up-to-speed on my heath issues. My last doctor never seemed to have the time to listen to my concerns, and I could tell right away that my nurse practitioner was different. We had an hour to talk and get to know each other.
Hi, there! I’m Erin. I’m a crunchy Christian mom and artist. I love to eat local farm food and shop at thrift stores. I blog about our crazy life and baby girl (born April 2011). I love rainbows. My hair is messy. ^_^ I hope you enjoy my blog! (Read More about me here...)