Merry Christmas from the Duryees

By Wednesday, November 30, 2011 1 0

I was so on the ball this year I had my Christmas cards before December even started. Now, to get them mailed before Christmas. Susanna already looks like an old woman compared to this photo, but that's babyhood I guess. Today is her 5 month birthday! In honor of the last day of November, I am ringing ...

Cousins

By Sunday, November 27, 2011 0 0

I have a heart post brewing right now that I hope to put down sometime this week. It is about generosity and broken hearts and orphans and God's call and spiritual darkness and suffering and I just can't gather all my thoughts under one umbrella. In the meantime, I am hoping these two will always be ...

Amplified Marriage Vows – edited

By Friday, November 25, 2011 5 0

I need to make a correction to this post. I made a huge error in judgment, in part because I really wanted to have a neat post in honor of the anniversary of our engagement and also because I still feel that mamahood is zapping me of my creativity. Still, there's no excuse. This blog post ...

Thankfulness in 2011

By Thursday, November 24, 2011 0 0

Source: hankandhunt.com via Rosalie on Pinterest ♥ learning to abound in thanksgiving ♥ 21 weeks with our sweet daughter ♥ a marriage rooted in faith in Christ ♥ financial partners ♥ this book and blog, which is changing my life: ♥ Pinterest, for creating a beautiful place on the internet ♥ friends who care ♥ blog readers ♥ provision and a time of stretching ♥ ...

The Ancient Hawaiians

By Friday, November 18, 2011 1 0

Today at Caffé Ladro, Susanna and I sat next to Tom. Our conversation led Tom to tell me a story about when the first Hawaiians came to the islands. At first, only men came with tools, plants, chickens and other things necessary for settling. When they went to fetch the women, they didn't bring any ...