Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gift #252: Valentine cards

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is upon us again. Aisles filled with candy and chocolates…roses…ahh… My favorite memories of the day are the Valentine swaps we would have in grade school. We each brought a decorated shoebox to … Continue reading

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Gift #251: Books

When I saw this quote posted on Facebook, I knew I had to showcase it on my blog. Gregory Maguire is one if my favorite authors, and I’ve blogged about his work on previous occasions. His sentiment perfectly captures the … Continue reading

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Gift #250: Entering the book of Joshua

In my church today, we started a 5-month long study through the book of Joshua which chronicles the entry of the Israelite nation into the land God had promised their ancestors.  I’m thrilled beyond words to be studying the Old … Continue reading

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Gift #249: A Hobbit’s Hole

I’ve spent a lot off time in the company of Mr. Bilbo Baggins this week.  I finished reading The Hobbit this week and went to see the movie again today.  Last night, I was thinking about Bilbo and all he’s taught … Continue reading

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Gift #248: sun through trees

We had sun today!! Glorious sun! It was such a wonderful blessing to see his bright, shiny face today. This evening when I got home, the sun was just starting to set and lit up the trees in the back … Continue reading

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Gift #247: Signed

I’ve been thinking a lot about creating art recently.  Like the majority of people, I love being able to make things with my own hands and combine elements into something beautiful and practical.  The process seems nearly magical – a … Continue reading

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