Friday, February 1, 2013

Happy February

The first sign that spring is around the corner...primroses at the store.   No matter that the calendar and the weather man say it's still winter.  It's a new month full of special days for our family.  February always zooms by because of that.

My challenge - enjoy each day as it comes.  Be present each moment
 {wherever you are, be all there}
and yet, organized and prepared - which takes planning and thinking about what is coming up.   Perhaps that is every mother's challenge.

I just finished reading The Hiding Place and Tramp for the Lord both by Corrie ten Boom.  I am currently reading True Stories of Survival.  It is a compilation of the their books telling of their times as prisoners by Corrie ten Boom {Prison Letters}, Howard Rutledge {In the Presence of Mine Enemies} and Stephen R. Harris {My Anchor Held}.  I can't begin to tell you how inspiring, challenging, yet at the same time encouraging they have been to my soul.

If you are looking for a good read, I suggest one of these.
Perspective is a wonderful thing.


  1. Hi, love your flowers...beautiful photos!
    I have read the two Corrie Ten Boom books, but have never read Stories Of Survival. I read a lot of Holocaust survivor stories and I love biographies and autobiographies.....stories
    of ordinary everyday people that God uses in a mighty way.....isn't wonderful to know that our loving God even uses us everyday in our faithfulness in serving our family in the everyday duties of life..... a great read on this is The Hidden Art of Homemaking by
    Edith Schaeffer.

    1. So glad you stopped by. I do so love that book by Edith Schaeffer too.


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