Category Archives: Large Family

Don’t Waste a Bean

‘Build houses and live in them; and plant gardens and eat their produce.‘ Jeremiah 29:5 Bent low, my fingers searched the leafy green bean plant for the fruit of our labour… my young son, only 4, was helping me pick beans that morning. “Don’t waste any beans – find them all,” I told him, encouragingly. […]

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Tender Lives

“It is a great thing to take these young and tender lives, rich with so many possibilities of beauty, of joy, of power, all of which may be wrecked, and to become responsible for their shaping and training and for the up-building of their character. This is what must be thought of in the making […]

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A Tube Ride to Remember {Or Forget}

Happy Father’s Day to the father of our children …. all nine of them! We are so thankful for his leadership, work ethics and steady faithfulness to our family. There is never a dull moment in our lives {sometimes, we wish we had more dull moments so we could catch an afternoon nap on the […]

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Daily Life {Our Newly Inducted Family of Eleven}

“…in a time lacking in truth and certainty and filled with anguish and despair, no woman should be shamefaced in attempting to give back to the world, through her work, a portion of its lost heart.” -Louise Bogan     Have you stepped outside lately? Or have you been hunkering down inside your home, fearful […]

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A Quick Hello with Luther in Arms …

With all the craziness happening out in the world .. we are still snuggled up in our little home, with our family around us, healthy and happy and trusting God. We have not had internet for most of the past week so I am quickly just posting a photo and will come back to write […]

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