Month: December 2016

Yet: O Glorious Yet

This day, In sadness borne, We must confess: The Spirit of the Age Has crushed The infant in the cradle. And yet: O glorious yet, One day, in gladness shown, We must profess: The infant from the manger Has crushed The Spirit of...

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Solstice 2016

      “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shone. … For the yoke of his burden, and the staff for his shoulder, the rod of his...

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Remembering David

Today we remember David Fetzer. He was a creative soul — director, actor, musician. He was one of my brother’s closest friends, and very dear to my parents as well. Four years ago, he died from an unintentional prescription drug...

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Shifting Sands. . . and Teens

Life has shifted. My oldest has been away at college for three years. The next three teens graduate high school in the next three years. One right after another. I had four kids in five years when I was in my 20s. It was...

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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%