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Weak and Loved A mother, a sinner, a child, covered in the blood of Christ, rejoicing in His daily gifts

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Weak and Loved · 1M ago

christmas 2016

Once again, the pre-service stress is due to a child’s missing shoe.  We give up, and he w...
Weak and Loved · 2M ago

Dear children, in december

To my kids, in December-Greetings from the December version of your mom. First, thanks for putting up with her. She's a weird version of me, I'll admit.  She's cheerfully making cookies one minute, then you ask her what's for dinner and suddenly she'...
Weak and Loved · 2M ago

singing in expectation

I bribe them to go caroling with our church group. If they behave and sing, we will get Sl...
Weak and Loved · 2M ago

Expectancy

Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord! Psalm 27...
Weak and Loved · 4M ago

these days (3)

These are the days between volleyball season and basketball season- it's costume season, c...
Weak and Loved · 4M ago

Things I don't do.

As strange as it sounds, one of the most difficult challenges in my life right now is mana...
Weak and Loved · 4M ago

Kiddo, Will You Pray for Me?

To be fair, mothers, I don’t think this is entirely our fault, this tendency to think we a...
Weak and Loved · 5M ago

meeting with grandma (creative writing exercise)

We’re at a kitchen table, but it’s not the one she always used. It could never seat all of...
Weak and Loved · 5M ago

Peter's six!

To Peter, on your sixth birthday-Wow. What a year you’ve been through!  Last year at this time, our lives were still full of walks to the pond, and visits to the cows, and mornings with the Vandercars.  Last year at this time, I was sending you off t...
Weak and Loved · 5M ago

goodnight, five.

Tonight, I said goodnight to five for the last time.Tomorrow, my youngest boy turns six.Goodnight, five, and goodbye five.I curled up next to his pajama’d body and said a nice, long, goodnig...