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Thankful Thursday: Changing Seasons – June

I am continuing my Changing Seasons Photo Challenge series (which I started with my May post). This year, June marked the beginning of a wonderful six week visit by my daughter, her husband, and (at-the-time) my two month old grandson from... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Merry Christmas!!

May your Christmas be filled with peace, love, and joy knowing that God loves us so much that He sent His Son to the world to bring light, hope, and saving grace. Celebrating Christ's coming to the world fills my... Continue Reading →

Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Graduates, Mother of Nine

  If they haven't figured it out already, people who think I am super organized and the epitome of peace will soon find out that I am quite the opposite...at least for the next two months. I have two graduates... Continue Reading →

Life to the Full – The Blessing of Children

The soul is healed by being with children. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky My children are a deep source of joy to me. They keep me young. They keep me honest. They keep me humble. I can never hide anything from them... Continue Reading →

Gratitude For My Wonder Wagon

Well today I am blending two challenges into one. This is Day 2 of my 21-Day Gratitude Challenge as well as my response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Habit. I drive a Ford 15 passenger van. Daily. Like every day.... Continue Reading →

An Unusual Point of View

Growing up with eight brothers and sisters has given my kids quite a unique and unusual point of view on life. Having to share the house, the bathrooms (there's three - thank God!), the closets (there's never enough room!), the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Culture – Life in a Large Family

Life in a big family is well, quite counter-cultural.  It's not a common thing to see in today's society.  But it's a blast. All pictures were taken by my kids for a calendar for me.  Copyright © 2013 mithriluna -... Continue Reading →

One Baby at a Time

My husband and I always wanted a large family.  We both knew what living in a large family looked like since both of us each grew up with seven brothers and sisters.   Indeed, we felt it was our calling,... Continue Reading →

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