Popcorn Balls

In the eloquent words of my husband, “They’re freaking good.”   Psalm 126:3 “The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.” Our good friends, The Donovans, just welcomed the newest member into their home, Gracie.  She is a beautiful, spunky little toddler that is full of so much life.  Our home group from The Village is hosting an adoption party this weekend to … Continue reading Popcorn Balls

Monday video

You’re in for a treat.  Really, you are.  What better way to start your week than with “Journey”?  The question isn’t rhetorical, it’s just a fact of life even babies know.   Well, the cool ones at least.  Journey is also known for their riviting music videos.  Check out the video here. I especially love the bear clawing/air-piano at :55 Let’s just say that I’ll be basking … Continue reading Monday video

Fathers Day

Today we celebrated with the Hembree clan not only Fathers Day, but Grandpa Hembree’s 93rd birthday.  93rd!  He’s still flirting with his wife too. I love it. I asked him his advice for a happy life and he told me, “Eat right.  Exercise.  Enjoy yourself, but not too much.  Just in moderation.”  I guess I was expecting something a little more complicated, but it always … Continue reading Fathers Day

You’ll never be the same

 Some books I trudge through.  Others I can steadily read.  Very few I devour.   After seeing Invisible Children I felt so uneducated, motivated and hungry to learn more.  My passion was ignited and I read everything I could get my hands on about child soldiers in Africa, modern day slavery, and the war-torn nations of Uganda and Sudan.  I read with ardor.  With fervor.  And with hope.  The hope and yearning … Continue reading You’ll never be the same