Waiting

My mind is a noisy place right now. Thoughts and to-do lists billow like white sails run up on the lines of a ship. Pulled in a hundred directions by unspoken ideas and runaway thoughts, yet anchored to this place and moment in time by sticky hands and bright eyes.…

A Thankful Heart

Ambleside Online is one of the main tools we use in our homeschool and we love it. One of my favorite things is their section on holidays. They have an excellent list of stories and/or poems for Thanksgiving and Christmas, and we have been going through the Thanksgiving poems this…
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This Is Your Real Life

This is your real life. Right here, right now, this is your real life. Whether you feel happy or sad, purposeful or unfulfilled, content or covetous; this moment is your real life. The children might be swinging from the rafters, or you might be settling down after the bedtime rituals.…
when-summer-comes

When Summer Comes ~ A Short Story

When Summer Comes: A Short Story By Elizabeth Peterson (c) February 2017 All Rights Reserved. Summer was Lila’s favorite time of the year. It was light in the morning, no matter how early she woke to race out into the early morning air. Dew drops and grass clippings stuck to…