Sunday Reflections

Moses said to the people: “Ask now of the days of old, before your time, ever since God created man upon the earth; ask from one end of the sky to the other: Did anything so great ever happen before?  Was it ever heard of?  Did a people ever hear the voice of God speaking […]

Groceries and Money Saving Apps

As part of my May grocery challenge, I tried out three apps designed for smart phones: ibotta, Checkout51, and SavingStar.  I don’t have a smart phone, but I do have an iPod touch, which is very like an iPhone without the phone.  Or the enormous monthly bill.  But for all three apps, you need to […]

Summer Reading Program 2015

Theme: World Conquerors I came in from chores last night to find a list of several historical kings, queens, emperors, tyrants and barbarians listed on the chalkboard.  It was titled: Who do you think was the best ruler?  Well, that resulted in a conversation of their inequalities and relative levels of influence.  I mean, some […]

Creating A Family Culture: A Vision

What do you want for your children?  When you close your eyes, and imagine that bright and shining future, what do you see?  Your little sons and daughters, all grown up, to be sure, but doing what?  Behaving in what manner?  Are they close to each other?  Do they believe in God?  Are they generous?  […]

A Dog, a Job, a House, and a Mess

I haven’t taken any photos in over a week, so there won’t be any.  It was a long week.  But before I tell you about that, let’s start with: A Dog I had the pleasure of working with Roxie last night to round up the chickens for the night.  She knows to circle around before […]