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A Day in the Life ~ February 2017

Sometime before 7: J crawls in bed with me. I hope today is one of the few days he actually falls back asleep. He squirms around and sighs periodically until O comes in, then leaps to his freedom and the … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life ~ July 2016

4:45 The hubby gets up for work. I kiss him and go straight back to sleep. When he got up at 5:30, I could manage getting up with him most days, but not 4:45. That’s ridiculous. 6:02 A’s up. I … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life ~ August 2015

A little after 7: J and O are in my room whispering and asking if they can get up. They’re not allowed up before 6:30 and both of their watches are broken. I check the time and say yes. This … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life ~ May 2014

4: 00 O wakes up. He probably won’t go back to sleep. Thankfully he doesn’t do this terribly often, but it’s often enough that I know there’s a serious risk he’s up for the day. 6:00 My alarm goes off. … Continue reading

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2014 Book Thoughts –> “Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas”

I started this book during the 2011 and 2012 Christmas seasons, and got about halfway. This year I was smart enough to start where I left off the other 2 years and finish it. The book contains readings for each … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “An Everlasting Meal” by Tamar Adler

This book was a gift, and as I’ve mentioned on this blog before, I almost always read books that are recommended to me, because I am intrigued by the thought that I came to mind while someone was reading. All … Continue reading

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2013 Book Thoughts –> “Idol Lies” by Dee Brestin

This book, in content, reminded me very much of Timothy Keller’s “Counterfeit Gods”. This is not surprising, because she talks in the book about how Timothy Keller’s sermons were especially influential, as “they got to the heart of the problem.” … Continue reading

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