Archives for September 2012

Today I celebrate you

Today I celebrate you, my husband.  The man you were, the man you are, and the man you’re becoming. Today I celebrate you because you have given much to keep this family going. Today I celebrate the fearlessness that is in you; that boldness that takes on whatever God, work and family has thrown at […]

Awake, O Sleeper….

This is a rare occurence…two posts in one day. It is the result of my sister seeing that I was going to post in response to a synchroblog and she thought to herself, “why not me too?”.  This is her entry…. by: Monique Carmichael “But everything exposed by the light becomes visible, for it is […]

on waking up

“It’s time to get up pussy cat.” A finger starts to gently rub up and down the one available cheek and is followed by a gentle kiss. “Come on Chel, time to get up.”  It’s my dad and I’m hunkered down in my bed. He always very gently woke us up, allowed us to stretch […]

On living life fearlessly

 We live in a world that is well acquainted with fear.  It seems everywhere you look, there are more and more things to be fearful of.    There are wildfires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, landslides, tsunamis and droughts.  And then, you also have bombings, shootings, robberies, kidnapping, piracy and the like.  Not to mention cancers, heart disease, […]

Nehemiah, Micah & Me

Earlier this week I was sitting in a leadership equipping session for small groups leaders and one of the messages given was on Nehemiah. Now for those who don’t know who he is, he has an entire book in the bible dedicated to him and his exploits. Read it. In a nut shell, this guy […]

Mt Baker, Budgets and Wisdom

This morning’s commute was one of those ones that made me grateful to be alive.  The air was cool and crisp with the promise of warmer temperatures. The sun was shining and there were signs all around that fall was indeed on its way.  Trees had started changing color and they looked half dressed for a […]

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