Monthly Archives: June 2013

What Prayer Is

Prayer is… Continue reading

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Pearls of Wisdom

In her life, just as in her writing, Pearl treated ordinary people with a reverent humanity. Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: Accounting for the Arts

We’re running dangerously low on English majors and art historians. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Culture, Education, Homeschooling, Literature, Philosophy, Poetry, pop culture, Schoolish Thoughts, Spiritual Growth, Teaching, To Kill a Mockingbird, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Best Flash Mob Evah

One Day More… Continue reading

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Rainy Windshields

I can’t see where I’m going. Continue reading

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My Biblical Heroes: Vashti

I am the back-story,
The history he wants to ignore. Continue reading

Posted in beauty, Biblical Heroes, Book of Esther, courage, death, Dignity, Obedience, pain, Personal Responsibility, Poetry, religion, Vashti, Women | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Rodalena Recipes: Black Bean Salad

I don’t wanna cook. So, we’re having Black Bean Salad. Continue reading

Posted in Ben & Jerry's, Black Bean Salad, Cooking, Ella Fitzgerald, Food, humor, Motherhood, Music, Quotes, Recipes, Rodalena Recipes, summer, YouTube | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Some People’s Kids: Unlimited Talk and Text

“…now you’ve gone wireless.” Continue reading

Posted in Allyson, Books, childhood, Eric, Ericisms, family, Halo, Hello Kitty, Hot Topic, humor, Lonesome Dove, Minecraft, Motherhood, Parenting, photography, pop culture, Reading, teenagers, Video Games, WalMart | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Fearless Eyes

Happy birthday, Margaret. Continue reading

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Ark

I wonder… Continue reading

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