{Ruth}

“All my fellow townsmen know that you are a woman of noble character.” [Ruth 3:11] Reading the book of Ruth today I was struck by this verse…Ruth’s noble character shone through so that all the people of the town knew her for it. A more likely thing would be for them to point her out […]

{my heart}

O God, listen to my cry! Hear my prayer! From the ends of the earth, I cry to you for help when my heart is overwhelmed…for you are my safe refuge. Psalm 61:1-3 This morning’s Psalm spoke directly to my heart. My heart is overwhelmed…with English papers and due dates, with all the hurt in […]

More counting…

I can do everything through him who gives me strength Philippians 4:13 And continuing to count… 92. A day of English work done 93. Doing homework at Panera and running errands with dad 94. A snow day…hanging out at home 95. Thinking about what is true 96. Clean clothes, laundry done 97. Homeschooling 98. Doing […]

Still giving thanks…

The thing that draws my heart back to HIM…back to a heart of adoration, and gratefulness. I just keep counting… 81. Papa home, and the whole family together 82. Babysitting with my friend, working together and singing kids to sleep 83. Medicine for my cold 84. The God who gladdens me with his presence 85. […]