Two separate paths diverged in life,
And I knew I could only take one
Homeschooling mother and also wife—
A choice not bereft of trial and strife—
Or a career where money was won;
Sometimes we have to stay focused. Sometimes we need to think bigger, and to forget the small things for a season.
Yesterday, Mathaus received the packet.
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Birdie turned seven Monday. Our seventh child, with the middle name Seven, celebrated her seventh birthday. I know I sound completely cliché, but I don’t know where the time has gone. She should still be a preschooler. And yet, she’s not.
Just this past weekend, my 15-year-old son and I spent a night and day searching for a little white box in the woods during an ongoing downpour.
I can think of about a million more things that might have been more comfortable — even at moments more enjoyable — than getting soaking wet, but, as members of the Civil Air Patrol, we were training for search-and-rescue missions in the wild woods of Tennessee.
Do you know what missionaries were created to do? Spread the Gospel.
Do you know what missionaries spend a good chunk of their time doing? Raising funds.