Beatitudes for Parents

What a Friend we Have in Jesus

I get a lot of junk mail, email, and information pushed at me as a blogger and homeschool mom – and let’s face it – as a human being. This week, however, as I got ready to trash another newsletter I didn’t have time to read, a date caught my eye in small print. 1895. […]

Landinvitations of the Seller

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This post was inspired by the book of Lamentations in the Bible. It’s a bible-ish spoof on the woes of trying to sell a house while you are already practically living in another city (as the bank account dwindles). I wrote it in June of 2005 while we were trying to sell our home for […]

Little Hearts – a Parenting Poem

Last week we moved like sunlight on ripples of water – flickers of light, moving and changing. Hardly a moment of stillness. We visited grandma’s house, had a family of 7 stay with us for a few days, had a grandparent over for dinner, went on a couple of field trips, visited with blog and […]

The Caterpillar Song

My music teacher in elementary school made a song to go with Christina Rossetti’s little caterpillar poem. I can remember being amazed by her long hair and lovely voice. We used to sit on bleachers in music class and she always carried a baton around like a orchestra conductor. That made her look really important […]