Matt preached a phenomenal sermon on Sunday, and I was lucky enough to talk things through with him earlier in the week, so the truths have had extra time to sink in to my blown mind (unrelated: if pastors’ kids are called PKs, does it make sense to call pastors’ wives PWs? Or is that too close to POWs?). Fresh excitement for...
Moving With God
This is Alyssa Sampson's blog. She is Pastor Tim's daughter.
Every once in a while I dabble in setting goals, and it’s happening again. My friend Beth issued a challenge on her blog to commit to some goals for the month of April, and I thought that coincided very nicely with my new membership at fit2b.us so I am planning to do at least one video each day. I also had a dental checkup this month, which...
It’s been six weeks since Torre was born, and I am starting to feel like I have my body back. I was surprised at how weak I felt in the weeks after delivery since I had carried this baby for nine months and pushed him out over the course of a whole day. I expected to have built up strength, not lost it!
Well, it turns out that pushing a...
Five and a half weeks in, I still love spending my days with my baby. I think a big part of that is being okay with taking each day on its own terms as it comes. At 10am I might think it will be a super productive day, but at 3pm I’m staring at the exact same to-do list I started with. On the other hand, at 10 am I might resign myself to a...
I was struck by Esslesiastes 1:7 this week:
All streams run to the sea,
but the sea is not full;
to the place where the streams flow,
there they flow again.
Endless cycles are part of nature – the sun rises and sets, seasons change, the rain falls and the wind blows. I remember when I was in grade 5 or 6 being amazed at the idea that I could...