Month: January 2016

Remembering Mike Riddering

  It was just one week ago that missionary Mike Riddering left Les Ailes de Refuge Orphanage to travel to the capital of Burkina Faso to meet up with a visiting short term team. He was first having a meeting with a local pastor...

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Move It!

Look what came in the mail! Thanks to the usual postal delays we have living overseas, I’m not the first to have Katy Bowman’s new book … but I didn’t have to wait long! My womb has held in firm embrace...

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Up in the Air So Blue

One of my most vivid memories from childhood is my mother pushing me on the swing and reciting Robert Louis Stevenson’s poem.  We had a “little pink house on the corner” in Waveland, Mississippi. The house was...

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Martin Luther Musings

Look what came in the mail today!   It’s my Martin Luther figure from Playmobil. A3 was amused by “mommy’s toy”… I’ve been reading lots of Luther lately… On Reformation Day (October 31),...

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Peeking Around the Corner

Way back in 2004 (twelve years ago!?), Hubby bought me my very own URL. . . I started blogging.  It was a beautiful outlet for me — a place to ponder, a place to keep a family journal, photos. . . a soapbox! And then a...

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Hi, I'm Alexandra.
I write to encourage us as we become the people God has created us to be -- especially in the realms of nurturing our children and using our talents right where we are.

Six kids. INFP. Reformed & covenantal. Liberty & justice for all. Speaker. Current project: Helping parents connect with teens.

I started blogging as TulipGirl in 2004. Tech crashes and life derailed the site. The archives are gone, but I'm glad to be back.

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From the Archives

Hubby's Book Progress

Breaking of Jandaria
Phase:Querying
Due:3 months ago
20%
The Magpie Queen
Phase:Writing
50%
Heir to the Raven
Phase:Editing
Due:2 months ago
20%