The second time he deployed, our eldest was a toddler, and that changed everything. His absence was no longer only affecting me, but was affecting a little girl who didn't understand why her daddy wasn't home to tuck her in.
Whatever your week holds for you and your family, remember God loves us regardless of what gets checked off our to-do lists.
Then take a breath, and say hello to the only one who has loved you without ceasing since before you were born.
To that end, I've decided I need a focused plan for keeping more connected to God before joining in fellowship with others at church.
The most important thing to remember is that we're teaching young people to learn. To experience life. We must teach the whole child. Not just parts. This means knowing their hearts, and knowing ours.
Book Recommendations: Recently my focus has been heavy into Apologetics and strengthening my personal relationship with my Heavenly Father, as well as how my family's homeschooling journey fits into it. The following four books helped me with difficult decisions...
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Our society today applauds those who can multi-task. The truth is, however, that no one really can focus on more than one thing at a time. Something always gets dropped or lost in the constant shuffling between tasks.
Each morning when I get up, I turn on my electric kettle to boil water for my tea. This morning cup of tea has changed dramatically in recent months. It began as caffeine-free tea with honey every morning and has recently turned into fully caffeinated decadence.
My Love of Books Has Grown in Proportion to My Age, and Access to Book Recommendations And who doesn't love great book recommendations to help add to your already extensive to-be-read pile?