Month: February 2018

Remembering Sean, 2001-2006

Today is the 12th anniversary of the death of Sean Paddock.   Twelve years ago, sweet little Sean Paddock died.  He was just four years old, and at that time my boys were ages five through ten. Like my boys, he had sandy hair...

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Love, Superlative and Inferior

The universal debt we owe to God is love in the superlative degree, and the universal debt we owe one another is love in an inferior degree… — Hugh Binning, A Treatise on Christian Love...

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Listening

“Mom? Can you go get Alexa?  I don’t want to miss this stuff.” – A5 We’re listening to an audio Bible.  We’re in Leviticus.

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The Body of Christ and #DisabilityInChurch

Conversing more on #disabilityinchurch has me pondering this section of  I Corinthians 12.  Do I believe this was put in the Bible specifically to address disabilities in church? No.  But the analogy here is poignant, and a...

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#DisabilityInChurch

I’ve recently been in a discussion about #disabilityinchurch. While of course there will always be room for improvement, I’m so thankful for how sensitive the churches we’ve most recently attended have been.  ...

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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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Hubby's Book Progress

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