Moving With God

This is Alyssa Sampson's blog.  She is Pastor Tim's daughter.

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...

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...

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