From the monthly archives:

October 2010

What a perfect hymn this is to sing and reflect upon on this Reformation Day… “By Grace I’m Saved, Grace Free and Boundless” by Christian L. Scheidt, 1709-1761 Text From: THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1941) 1. By grace I’m saved, grace free and boundless; My soul, believe and doubt it not. […]

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How To Console a Grieving Friend

by autumn on October 21, 2010 · 3 comments

If consoling and nurturing are second nature to you, you are blessed. For me it’s not.  I tend to freeze up and fear that I’ll do more damage than good. Unfortunately, I have an opportunity to console a grieving friend and I do not want to mess up.  So, I did some research. Here are […]

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Not a Pioneer Woman Reader

by autumn on October 12, 2010 · 7 comments

Am I the only one? I feel quite alone is this world. Everyone talks about these great recipes and although I *could* make them, I stick to the things I can make in my sleep. Booooring. But today, oh today, on the uphill battle from my deadly (ok not really) cold yesterday, I felt like […]

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Happy Birthday, Frederick!

by autumn on October 10, 2010 · 1 comment

Today is one of our Compassion children’s birthday.  Frederick lives in Kenya, in an HIV/AIDS infected area. Not only is today 10/10/10 but it is also Frederick’s 10th birthday.  To us living in modern societies this is “so cool”.  But, how do the Kenyan’s see it? I wonder if they are as number obsessed as […]

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Lessons learned from a stranger

by autumn on October 5, 2010 · 4 comments

I heard a story of this girl…it went something like this: This girl woke up in a great mood.  Ready to tackle the day and do it with a positive attitude.  All was going well, she even got a nice long nap. Then, her sweet husband woke her up to say, in a serious tone, […]

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The Cutest Picture EVER!

by autumn on October 2, 2010 · 1 comment

Oh, I know that is a dangerous statement.  One that could quickly be in tough competition if I opened up my “Pictures” folder but for now the title goes to the one my mom posted on her Wordless Wednesday last week… Really, I may go and steal some smooches right now as he sleeps. He […]

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