Friendship is that virtue, therefore, through which by a covenant of sweetest love our very spirits are united, and from many are made one. Hence even the philosophers of this world placed friendship not among the accidents of...Read More
Category: On The Bookshelf
An early American congressman “suggested confining diplomats on their return from assignments, “as we quarantine foreign rags through fear of cholera.”” Glad home leave isn’t like that now! Looking forward to...Read More
“”Yes,” said the countess when the brightness these young people had brought into the room had vanished; and as if answering a question no one had put but which was always in her mind, “and how much...Read More
Prior to our packout from Ukraine more than two years ago, I organized and labeled plastic bins with all the books we were keeping. I asked the movers to keep them organized how I had them and fill the extra space with packing...Read More
I referenced the sermon What Love Can Do earlier this week in a post. Besides being a sermon from CPC Oveido, which is in my podcast feed, the title caught my eye because it reminded me of a book by the same name. What Love...Read More
Years ago I remember Pastor Randy saying something along the lines of “buying a book is like buying myself time/permission to read it.” That is true for me. . . Except sometimes buying the book is symbolic of wanting the...Read More
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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