in pursuit of wild things



Sunday Journal: Spring’s Return, Retreats and Boots

The past week was rather lazy for us. Productive but lazy. I slept in every single day. We started school about an hour later than usual each day and even indulged in our read aloud time a bit longer too.... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Easter Weekend

Thursday afternoon we left for western Kentucky so the kids could participate in the Hymn Fest with their piano teacher. We returned home just a few hours ago. I'm tired. There is lightening and thunder outside. Just pictures for this... Continue Reading →

Review: Faith Builders Bible

When the option to review Zonderkidz' Faith Builder's Bible my nine-year old begged me to apply. He then checked the mail everyday until it arrived. Fortunately for him Zonderkidz was quick with the shipping! My three oldest children spend some of their... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Outdoor Cathedrals

Crazy...this week was on the crazy side. The first few days were fine. I wrote up two reviews for the TOS Review Crew which will post over the next couple of days. Our school time is flowing along nicely with... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Winter’s Promise

Other than my horrid trip to the dentist the week went well. I have to go back in a couple of weeks to have cavities dealt with and then again in a few more weeks to have the rest of... Continue Reading →

Faith Unraveled Chapters 1-2

Originally, Faith Unraveled by Rachel Held Evans was titled Evolving in Monkey Town. In the book she discusses her own dissolving Southern Fundamentalist Christian faith in light of surfacing doubts. I am reading this book in a study with a small... Continue Reading →

2016 Word

A new year full of promise, hope, new adventures, and dreams. Not exactly... Just more of the same-old, same-old. I'm not one for keeping New Year's resolutions. I'll let the fitness hype go this year. But, now that we are... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Christmas Reflections, Slobbery Kisses, and Houdini

Christmas is now past. Tomorrow the tree and decorations will slowly make their way to storage for another year. The house will feel empty and cold with all the cheerful and bright baubles hidden away. My heart wasn't where it... Continue Reading →

Re: Why Are You Here Tonight?

Last week (or was it the week before?) Brother Phil at church asked a small group of us, "Why are you here?" I was immediately uncomfortable, found my hands fascinating, and hoped he would not call on me to give an answer (mercifully,... Continue Reading →

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