Why should I feel discouraged, why should the shadows come,
Why should my heart be lonely, and long for heaven and home,
When Jesus is my portion. My constant friend is He:
His eye is on the sparrow, and I know He watches me;
His eye is on the...
by Sarah Steele
A little word
I knew it not
But once I heard
I ne’er forgot
It seared my soul
With iron hot
Dayenu means enough
I chose to write it
On my skin
Remind my heart
Where it has been
Lest I fall prey
To lies again
It means more than enough
It’s rested there
For nigh a year
You likely already know this by now, buuut we've got Baby Steele #4 growing away! We knew we'd like one more for our family, but we couldn't decide when. So we didn't. We just told the Lord of our desire and asked Him to lead...
Corban and Jaeda have been feeling the work that comes with making money. They are starting to value their efforts, and, after several failed Dollar Tree purchases (failed meaning broke while we were yet in the parking lot), they've also come to appreciate the value...
On Grief in Times of Joy
by Sarah Steele
It's found in the first cry
Of your first child
It's in your first home
And the papers you filed
In your true love
Of five, ten, and more years
And in deep life friends
Who have laughed, cried, and cheered
It's in your best job
I got a puzzle for Christmas.
A 1,000 piece puzzle.
Of Nancy Drew book covers.
The biggest puzzle I've ever done was 500 pieces.
And I wasn't sure I'd ever do one again.
But this one was made of words.
With lots of borders in between each cover.
I couldn't get enough!
Family and friends,
We’re writing with the most exciting of news—OUR NEW BOOK has been published!
Many of you are aware that James and I having been working on combining some of his artwork with my poetry. While we were in college, James created an alphabet out of...
Last week, we had the rain storm to top all rain storms. At least 20 minutes of downpour. Liddi and Jaeda were still sleeping when the rain started. Corban and I ran out to the porch in awe of the sheer power of the torrent. Neighbor...
One day, there was a mom who didn't know where they were going.
This didn't seem to bother the son,
since he had been given a rare car snack.
And the daughter tended to not worry about anything anyway.
And the baby just wanted milk in her
belly at all times, no matter...
Having Mother's Day close to your birthday (ohmyword am I talking about my birthday again?!) is the best. A week's worth of celebrations or extra sweet nothings (like drinking juice for breakfast mmm). This Mother's Day, we felt like celebrating with another family, a mom whose...