Month: September 2016

Reformed Romance

This passage from Herman Bavinck (1910) melts my heart. I read it aloud to Hubby on the drive to work this morning. *mush,...

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Book Club

Book Club makes me happy. Hubby teases me by calling it wine club, but really? It’s about women from various walks of life getting together and talking about ideas outside of the day-to-day.  This month we read...

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Palm Trees and the Trinity

“You know the palm tree in the fairy garden that has three trunks? It’s kind of like the Trinity. It’s one tree, but three.” – A4 *** “Education is the Science of Relations”; that is,...

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Sugar as a “Shadow Comfort”

My dear friend Anne wrote, “I’m noting times when I would, before, have eaten in order to help myself. Times of fatigue, stress, Vitaliy being gone, emotional fatiuge or frustration, boredom … and I’m finding other ways to...

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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:2 weeks ago
20%
The Magpie Queen
Phase:Writing
50%
Heir to the Raven
Phase:Editing
Due:2 weeks
20%