Trivium Pursuit

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Pride is blinding

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective by Stuart Scott (this is an excerpt from the book The Exemplary Husband: A Biblical Perspective) Contained in this small volume is an exhaustive list of manifestations of pride. We have listed below only […]

Grammy Reads

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Grammy reads

More Favorite Books to Read Aloud

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. I started reading aloud to my children in 1981 after the birth of our fourth child. Naturally, all along I had been reading the baby picture books so often read to little children, but it was in that year that I […]

Three Free Gifts with Young Living Essential Oils Starter Kit

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Hello friends! Some of you know about my not-so-secret love of essential oils. These gifts from God have been a huge blessing to me over the years, and especially now. Some of you have asked me how you can join me on my quest-for-health journey. Well, now is a good time! This week (now until […]

My plan for strengthening the immune system until I decide about chemotherapy and more surgery

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. My first appointment with the gynecological oncologist will be May 10 in Peoria, Illinois. Here is my plan for nutritional supplements to build up my immune system while I’m healing from the hysterectomy and deciding if I’ll proceed with chemotherapy and […]

The God of love changes not

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Morning and Evening C.H. Spurgeon April 22, Evening Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night. –Psalm 91:5 What is this terror? It may be the cry of fire, or the noise of thieves, or fancied appearances, or the shriek of sudden sickness or death. We live in the world of death and […]

A crook in the path appears

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

He that rides to be crowned, will not think much of a rainy day. –John Trapp March 13 Foreign floating object found by ultrasound — 16 cm complex ovarian cyst Endometrial biopsy (ouch) = negative (this means there is no uterine cancer) CA 125 blood test = 49 (this result means pretty much nothing) Surgery […]

The lions were chained, but he saw not the chains

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

The lions were chained, but he saw not the chains. –J. Bunyan

Grammy, play swords with me

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Hunter: Grammy, play swords with me. Grammy: I don’t like violence. Hunter: Do you like cellos?

Read-alouds — strengthening bonds and minds

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Hello Laurie, These are adorable pictures! So sweet! The girl with fawn is a stunning photo with those colors and expression. Good job, photographer – and it was probably snapped in a moment! I am so glad we did all those read-a-louds. We still do them. Even the big kids love that. They are thinking, […]

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