Monthly Archives: January 2013

Feeding the Spirit

Nothing feeds the spirit like a good book. Continue reading

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Fundamentalist Football Fan Superbowl XLVII Prediction

Totaling up the points, we don’t need to call in Daniel to tell us what the wall reads Continue reading

Posted in football, Fundamentalism, humor, just for fun, King James Bible, pop culture, Sports, YouTube | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Will of God

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” Continue reading

Posted in 1 Thessalonians, compassion, death, Encouragement, family, flowers, friendship, gratitude, Grief, Jesus, Life Lessons, love, Motherhood, pain, Spiritual Growth | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment


Beauty has an ugly side. Continue reading

Posted in Language of Flowers, photography, Poetry | Tagged , | 6 Comments


How does one grieve loss? Continue reading

Posted in death, family, Grief, honesty, love, Motherhood | Tagged , , | 17 Comments

Rodalena Rants: Walmart Sucks

Attention Walmart shoppers: Zen has left the building. Continue reading

Posted in capitalism, Chelly, friendship, humor, Laffy Taffy, Patience, WalMart, Zen | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

Schoolish Thoughts: Simulators Without Guides

Master Chief did not make him do it. Continue reading

Posted in Caravaggio, childhood, Community, Controversy, current events, movies, Newtown Connecticut Shooting, Parenting, pop culture, Schoolish Thoughts, Teaching | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments


For the dark days… Continue reading

Posted in faith, hymns, Music, pain, photography, Poetry, Selah, Singing, Spirituality, Suffering | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Ericisms: Weirdos and Mom-Awesome

“I think it just needs some mom-awesome.” Continue reading

Posted in childhood, Eric, Ericisms, family, humor, Kenton, love, Motherhood, Parenting, photography, weirdos | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Prayer and Pinterest

God, I’m gonna pin You right over here. Don’t move. Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Book of Psalms, child-like faith, Christianity, Community, compassion, faith, God, Jesus, love, Personal Responsibility, Pinterest, prayer, Social Media, Spiritual Growth, Spirituality, Suffering | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments