three years ago…

Three years ago…July 29, 2008… He asked me if I’d marry him. On a picnic blanket beside the Missouri River, with mulberry-stained feet he sang to me and read to me and we prayed together and I said yes. He gave me this ring and a kiss and we sealed the deal…<3 …and began this…

a taste of summer

Have you been berry picking or cashing in on great deals on summer berries at the farmers market? Yum. One of the healthiest, yummiest things summer has to offer, I think! We recently visited the berry patch, and though the pickings were slim after this strange growing season, we came home with about a pound…

oh, monday.

Kaya is on her 3rd outfit today. coincidentally, so am i. & for a million other reasons – it’s been one of THOSE mondays. but – yesterday in church Isaiah 40 was read aloud. it was really beautiful – these verses in particular:      Have you not known?       Have you not heard?       The everlasting God, the Lord,       The Creator of the ends of the earth,       Neither faints nor is weary.       His understanding is unsearchable.   He gives power to the weak,       And to those who have no might He increases strength.   hope/…

grace.

(found here) this has sooo been my struggle this week. ugh. i feel too tired to do things, then frustrated about things undone, or half-done. trying to let God set my priorities trying to be content with being less than perfect… …in my housekeeping, in my friendships & even in my own skin. trying to…