Author Archives: Gigi

Knitted in Love

The morning spring sunlight was streaming through the lace curtains, hung over the kitchen windows. Outside, we could faintly hear the refreshing calls and songs of the many birds who have returned for springtime. Fat robins, calm mourning doves and twitter-pated red-winged blackbirds frittered about on the treetops and lines of fences.   My little […]

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Know Where God Has You

    “If you would get a contended life, do not grasp too much of the world, do not take in more of the business of the world than God calls you to. Do not be greedy in taking in a great deal of the world, for if a man goes among thorns, when he […]

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Cheerfully & Thankfully

“The Christian way of doing dishes is cheerfully, thankfully, thoroughly, to get them clean. “ -Elisabeth Elliot   {Giveaway at the bottom of the post} Hot, soapy water trickled down my arms, as I plunged my hands back into the soapy dish water. Breakfast, the first meal and most messy meal for our large family […]

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Sing, Sing, Sing

“If you want a lift to your mood, raise a song up to the Father.” -Amish Proverb   Amongst the busy-ness and regular noises of life, the sounds of chaotic strumming streamed down the hallway into my kitchen. Soon afterwards, the stubby little music maker followed, strumming his tiny guitar with great emotion and feeling. […]

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~ The Cost of a Baby ~

‘How much do babies cost?’ said he The other night upon my knee; And then I said: ‘They cost a lot;   A lot of watching by a cot, A lot of sleepless hours and care, A lot of heartache and despair, A lot of fear and trying dread, And sometimes many tears are shed […]

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