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The Beginning Blog

I am here at home in the middle of a school day because my kiddo is out sick. As I sit watching the rain fall and enjoying the quiet, my mind keeps coming back to my Granny and her journalling. 216 more words

Essential Oils

Mother & Son

The upside of cleaning closets is to find sweet little notes like this treasure. 119 more words

My Journey

Childhood's End

Today, I did something for my youngest son that I have never done for any of my children. I have not done this because the idea popped into my head while I was at work today. 701 more words



Years ago I heard a pastor share that his staff had sent a questionnaire out to parents of the youth asking them what their greatest fears were and consequently where they needed the most support in regard to raising their kids. 658 more words


Memories of Old Country Stores

Someone posted a photo of an old country store on Facebook that reminded me of two stores that you just don’t find many of anymore. They are the old wood frame buildings with a wooden screen door. 355 more words

Just Writing

The Gift of Faithful Daughters-in-Law!

The best any mom of boys can hope for is to end up with daughters-in-law who love Jesus.┬áMy husband and I are┬áblessed with two such young women–one, has been in our family for 5 years and the other, will join us in a few short months. 449 more words

Spiritual Encouragement

Building Your Legacy: A Parental Primer

It was promotion Sunday at my church–the day when church members “promote” into their new Sunday school classes. As we headed down our tree-lined driveway to church, I wondered, “Would this be the year I would move into the… 911 more words

Spiritual Encouragement