One year when I was reading through the book of Deuteronomy, something hopped out at me that I'd never noticed before. "So Moses wrote this law and delivered it to the priests, the sons of Levi" (Deuteronomy 31:9). That really caught my attention! So everything that God commanded Moses to give to ... Read More about Three Frogs
Routines makes life a lot easier, and I have a theory as to why. Have you ever watched a baby trying to eat from a spoon for the first time? It's so adorable! You put the pureed food on a little spoon, and you slowly start toward the baby's mouth. "Open up!" you say in a bit of a baby-talk ... Read More about Routines
Planning is one of my favorite things. I have loved journals and calendars and to-do lists and file folders and Office Depot and pens and sticky notes and... well, all that stuff... for my entire life! However, I also have the "talent" of adding too many things to my planning list. I enjoy new ... Read More about The Best-Laid Plans
Bear with me as I give a little history lesson today. You might wonder what it has to do with you, but hang on! :-) According to the GotQuestions website: Question: "When and how was Israel conquered by the Assyrians?" Answer: Assyria’s conquest of the northern kingdom of Israel began ... Read More about Cut Off: A History Lesson for Today
While I was sick over the past year, I noticed that low-pressure weather systems would cause my head to pound and my joints to ache. I figured it was just that I'm getting older, but the teacher in me wanted to discover the science behind this phenomenon. It seems that when the pressure falls (and ... Read More about Storm Warnings
Sometimes we start to feel very sad. Circumstances seem overwhelming, and promises from God take too long to come to pass. Tears flow when we don't want them to. We lose our desire to work, to eat, to be with our loved ones. We just want to crawl into bed. The Bible calls this a spirit of ... Read More about The Garment of Praise for the Spirit of Heaviness
You are probably reading this blog post because you signed up to receive my weekly newsletter, or maybe you "liked" my page on Facebook. However, I only sent 5 "weekly" newsletters in the past year, and only added two new posts to my blog. Good grief! So much for "weekly"! :-) It has actually ... Read More about Losing My Voice
One of the top questions I received this year was, "What kind of meat is your family eating for Passover?" and when I mentioned a meat that wasn't lamb, the next question was, "Why not?" Some of my closest friends served lamb at their Passover seders this year, and this post is not meant as a ... Read More about Should We Eat Lamb for Passover?