On Mount Moriah: Entrusting our Children to God

Carrie Vipperman has done it again. Written straight from the heart on an issue that will stir us in the core of our being. No matter what the mountain looks like that you are currently scaling, this post will challenge and inspire. Thanks, Carrie.   ——————— I have a sweet, spunky, extremely girly, completely fearless, two-year-old girl named Moriah Faith. About a …

My Earthquake Bag

“921 earthquake: a 7.6 magnitude earthquake which occurred in Nantou Country, Taiwan on September 21, 1999. 2,415 deaths, 11,305 injuries. Second deadliest quake in recorded history of Taiwan.”   After surviving this tremor and its subsequent 12 thousand plus aftershocks over the next month, I decided to be better prepared for the next one.   After waking up in the …

Seeds of Thought

  We recently had the opportunity to visit one of our favorite spots in South Carolina:   The Cooley Brothers Peach Shed.     When we lived nearby, we were some of their regulars. From mid-June to September, Mark and I lived on a daily regimen of what the ancient Romans called the “Persian apple”. We just called it delicious.  …