Reformation/Halloween

Reformation/Halloween

First, a beautiful Reformation video my mom made: Followed by my beautiful kids in their Halloween costumes. The girls were Cinderella and a Cowgirl. Here they are with their pumpkins. Jonathan wanted nothing to do with his dragon costume. The second I put it on, he...
Celebrating the Reformation

Celebrating the Reformation

Reformation Day is sort of the July 4th of Lutheranism. Our own little Independence Day, if you will. We wear red, sing “A Mighty Fortress” with more gusto than usual, and throw a potluck dinner in the church basement. The day is happy, celebratory, full...
John Deere green

John Deere green

Hit PLAY. You’re welcome. (Depending on who you are, you’ll be happy or supremely annoyed.) Now that it’s in your head, check out this cuteness: I never knew it could be so much fun to dress boys....
The tapestry of our lives

The tapestry of our lives

I’ve always been fascinated with the concept of the tapestry of our lives, how everything–actions, decisions we made or did not make, things that happen to us–are threads that weave the complex and ultimately beautiful fabric of God’s plans for...

Process vs. Principles

I love this excerpt from Dave Ramsey’s EntreLeadership: Be careful not to confuse processes with principles. Process is simply a method or way of doing things. Sometimes as organizations grow they get confused and stick by the letter of the law rather than the...