Showing posts from April, 2014

7 years

Right now, it is 3 in the afternoon, I am sitting at home having been home for the last hour and a half. We had a half day of school today ending with a Good Friday chapel. I went and picked up the boys and took them for a promised lunch date and then we stopped by a local church that had a Passion Week Experience of the Stations of the Cross.  It was a great way to stop and remember with my boys  all that Good Friday means, to pick up a spike that may have been similar to that which nailed our Savior to the cross, to walk through the veil that was torn into the Holy of Holies and to see the joy on their faces as they talked about how people didn't use to be able to enter because they would die, but now, there is no separation, and finally to write a sin that we struggle with on a piece of paper and then take and nail it to a cross knowing that because He was nailed to the cross, His blood covers all our sins.

At one point today, right after lunch and before entering the church f…

Snapshot #3

This always seems like a good way to do a little catch up.

Outside my window: some beautiful (although windy) spring weather. My daffodils are blooming, my hostas growing daily, the purple flowers on the Oklahoma redbuds (one of my favorite things about Oklahoma springtime) are too quickly turning to green leaves.
I am thinking: about how much I hate cancer.   A friend's friend  lost her battle with breast cancer this week. I have followed her story and prayed for her for almost two years and my heart breaks for them.  A teacher I work with at school who is teaching through treatment. A web friend who never ceases to inspire me and bring pleadings with my Father for miracles for her and her family. And of course, my sister.

I am thankful for:a non-eventful visit with my oncologist yesterday and not having to schedule an appointment until December.

I am wondering:how in the world this year has gone by so quickly. Hard to believe we are in the middle of April. Summer is just  6 short we…