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ramblings on education and my sweet baby girl

i have been so quiet around these parts that i am sure you can hear the crickets chirp.life hasn't been quite so quiet in my off screen life however.we just wrapped up our 2nd year homeschooling. there are so many wonderful things we have experienced...
by at the gate called beautiful on May 27, 2015

Best Top 30 Mothers Day Christian Bible Verses, Quotes, Sayings Pics

Best Top 30 Mothers Day Christian Bible Verses, Quotes, Sayings Pics share with friends, family member, love ones. Mothers Day Christian Bible Verses 1. I Corinthians 13:4-7  – Love is patient; love is kind. Love is not jealous; is not proud; is n...
by Mother day wishes quotes on May 7, 2015

even the one

i know of a man who recently went to be with the Lord. about a year before his death, his wife had a dream that when he entered heaven he was greeted by the many many people that he shared the gospel with and led to the Lord. what a beautiful welcome...
by at the gate called beautiful on Mar 25, 2015

late night musings

i have had several really good blog posts swirling around my head over the past month or so, only to not get a chance to sit down at the computer and type them out. aw... thus is the life of having 6 kids. no time when i am inspired, and no inspirati...
by at the gate called beautiful on Jan 3, 2015

advent

this year we are trying a new thing as a family and celebrating advent with candles and all. now, we don't have a wreath, but we have pretty homemade candles the boys made me last year for christmas, and we light them as we are going through a family...
by at the gate called beautiful on Dec 11, 2013

a couple thoughts for a monday morning

do not call conspiracy everything that these people call conspiracy; do not fear what they fear, and do not dread it. the Lord Almighty is the One you are to regard as holy, He is the One you are to fear, He is the One you are to dread, and He will b...
by at the gate called beautiful on Jun 24, 2013

for the times when you feel like you've really blown it

we were sitting in the car driving back from a lovely summer afternoon at the lake. i gazed out the car window at the rolling hills, lush evergreens, and aqua skies that where sprinkled with fluffy white clouds. my heart pounded and i opened my m...
by at the gate called beautiful on Jun 23, 2013

a confession

want to know a little confession? i personally avoid reading one of the all-time favorite books of the bible. romans. i have this inside rebel who doesn't want the commentary in my head of every sermon i have ever heard, coming at the same verse fr...
by at the gate called beautiful on May 15, 2013

the greatest lesson

i was asked to be a part of a series over at 5 minutes for faith about lessons i learned from my mother. not everyone is a mom who is a reader of this blog (and some are not even women), but every one of us has a mom. i feel so blessed by the way i...
by at the gate called beautiful on Apr 23, 2013

my dearest hosea

my dearest hosea, today you are one year old. i can't believe my baby boy is already growing up! you are my grace baby... number 5. God gave me the best pregnancy with you, following the worst pregnancy with your brother, and although it wasn't a pe...
by at the gate called beautiful on Apr 18, 2013

let us not forget

it is this time of year that my heart is drawn once again to meditate on the advent. did you know that advent simply means "coming?" it is a time of expectant waiting and preparation.  oh how i feel it!  my heart is being drawn to think o...
by at the gate called beautiful on Dec 6, 2012

how's the fruit?

we were running late.  the baby was screaming though his diaper was clean and he was freshly nursed, shoelaces were needing to be tied, one child was still in the shower, dinner plates were strewn all over the kitchen with some still on the t...
by at the gate called beautiful on Oct 25, 2012

to finish the race strong

seeing as though my 3rd son had his jog-a-thon today, today's 5 minute writing prompt was perfect!  word for the day:  race start. someone once said to run the race as though to win the prize. being a runner, this resounds with me deep...
by at the gate called beautiful on Oct 12, 2012

you're welcome

word for the day:  welcome start. "thank you." "you're welcome." i say it so automatically, almost like i am listening to a recording of my own voice.  how often do i stop to think about what it means? you. are. welcome. you are invit...
by at the gate called beautiful on Oct 6, 2012

Day #203 Trick or Treat Bucket

Since I went a day without posting anything Halloweeny, I decided to post up this drawing I made a few days ago of a trick or treat jack o’ lantern candy bucket. I originally drew this for a hub that I started yesterday. I just liked how the dr...
by I 365 Art on Oct 3, 2012

what i have learned having 5 kids...

life lessons from having 5 kids  photo by myriah grubbs photography 1. life goes so quickly... don't wish this season away for the next. 2. poopy diapers are what they are and aren't the end of the world. 3. there is beauty or frustratio...
by at the gate called beautiful on Sep 25, 2012

it's time to get really really real

it's time to get really really real right now.  buckle your seat belts. i am acutely aware right now of my own humanity.  frailty.  brokenness. a friend told me to listen to one of my favorite songs tonight while reading her blog and...
by at the gate called beautiful on May 31, 2012

it's all about perspective

word for the day:  perspective start. i went into the tire store just to get a simple rotation.  in and out in 15 minutes right?  turns out i need two new tires.  again.  a fresh alignment.  again.  4th alignment...
by at the gate called beautiful on May 18, 2012

raising lovers of Jesus in the midst of the chaos

have you ever felt overwhelmed by all the world tells us we need to do to raise our kids to be successful well-adjusted members of society? well, first there is the private school... or if you can't foot the bill then the must of homeschooling. the...
by at the gate called beautiful on May 15, 2012


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