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The Trickle-Down Effect of Decluttering

decluttering your kitchen

Yesterday I spent hours decluttering my kitchen. I don’t have the before photos to show you because I didn’t go into it with “blog post” in mind, but rather with a determination – born out of desperation – to make some headway in the

Posted in Family, The House, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Is There Free Will in Heaven

Is there free will in heaven?

This week’s question comes from Rachel, who blogs at Simply Rachel, asking if there is free will in heaven. (Rachel’s blog is so extraordinarily lovely, you have to go check it out! You won’t be able to resist staying for

Posted in Tout le Reste (Everything else)

My Life Is A Rough Draft

my life is a rough draft

I couldn’t put my finger on why I felt this soul-sucking depression on our way back from Brittany. I thought maybe it was the fact that I needed some alone time after two weeks of collectivity, or maybe that I was

Posted in Family, The Lady, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

What the French Eat, Part 2

what french eat 24

This is Part Two of What the French Eat, based on the dishes our extended family prepares and eats while vacationing in Brittany. For Part One (and lots of additional information, click here). FRIDAY LUNCH – Picnic on the beach. Hard-boiled eggs, cherry tomatoes.

Posted in Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Pictures from Brittany


Hey friends. We’ve been in Brittany for a week now, and will be staying for one more. Living in collectivity has its challenges, even for an extended family that gets along as well as ours does. I find myself wanting

Posted in Family, France, Photos, The Kids, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Why did God create man knowing we would sin?

man sins

This week’s question comes from Melanie‘s son, who wants to know why God would create man knowing we would sin. Here’s what he asked: Question: “If God knew we’d screw up and have struggles in this world only to fight to

Posted in Faith, God's Love, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

Out and About in Paris

Out and About in Paris

Well hello there! I have been out and about in Paris a LOT this week. Or, well, Paris only twice but I have been OUT a lot. Wanna see what I did? On Thursday I went to the airport to pick

Posted in France, Photos, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

When Does the Holy Spirit Enter You?

get the Holy Spirit

This week’s question is from Sarah in TN, and it’s about when the Holy Spirit enters you. “I’d love information on the Holy Spirit. Does it only enter unto people once they have accepted and been saved.”  Sarah, thank you for

Posted in Faith, Teaching, Tout le Reste (Everything else)

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