loving others

With summer here, I thought it would be a great time to share a few ideas for building stronger family connections. 1. Don’t let Facebook (or other online activities) become the main place you build connections, institute “Face-Look”… Look your children in the eyes (face-to-face) and exclaim , “Face-Look status time!” then share what you […]

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Love in Action… Striving for Growth

by SomeGirl on January 19, 2012 · 5 comments

I enjoyed last week’s Love in Action photo post so much that I decided to do one again. In fact, I might reinstate Fraddling Fridays and do a collage each week (if time/circumstances allow). All in favor…? Opposed? (Fraddling – Love in Action) Playing Mancala with my Honey Letting my oldest one go on an […]

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Here’s a simple question I have often asked myself…. Will what I am worrying about (or spending so much of my attention on) matter ten years from now? Something to think about. Bet you wouldn’t believe how much time I spent working on (worrying about) these three sentences… Think I need to start asking that […]

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Love for Others {Day Four}

by SomeGirl on October 4, 2011 · 12 comments

I had lunch outside in the cool breeze yesterday, watching my boys play, birds scavenge for food, cars go by, and people come in and out of the restaurant… all the while smiling inside at the thought of how much God loves me. And then my lips and heart began to sing quietly, repeatedly… Oh, […]

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August Birthdays and The Week Ahead

by SomeGirl on August 15, 2011 · 9 comments

So, I’m curious… did you spend a little extra time with anyone special over the weekend? I had a wonderful time at my mother-and-father-in-love’s house for Sunday lunch celebrating all of our family’s August birthdays (including mine which is coming soon). :) I really enjoy my time with them and particularly enjoy my time with […]

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It is all to easy to be cranky and grumpy when you are tired – to lose patience with those around you. And very hard to love intentionally, to do things for and with the ones you love, when you are exhausted. So… (this is TOTALLY written to me, but hopefully it will help someone […]

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