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cleaned the playroom…aka garage…..soon to be schoolroom.     This is the “before” picture and the room was actually much worse than this picture portrays.   The “after” picture will be forthcoming when the new bookshelves are in. So,  there it is….just another day of reading and playing and organizing in anticipation of  Issues’ resurrection […] Read more…

Meet Edie

Y’all! Come on in! I’m Edie and I’m honored to have you visiting my online home.  I am a Christian writer and the author of a not-yet-finished book to be published by Tyndale next year, called Coming Home—a spiritual memoir of redemption.  I write here to remind you that you are loved and to inspire […] Read more…

Our prayers soon to be answered….

It’s almost here,  the re-debut of Issues, Etc.   For those of you who don’t know,  this is the smartest, most confessional and wittiest christian radio around.   We have posted the link to the website here on our blog  (to your right, because apparently you must be smarter than us or 15 to figure […] Read more…

PR and Advertising

Life{in}grace is a unique online community that has grown organically over the past four years.  I  have made a major decision to {finally}  begin thoughtfully and carefully accepting advertisers that fit well with my vision and  brand.  I am so thankful for faithful and engaged readers that have been such a wealth of encouragement and […] Read more…

On Homeschooling…..

Some of you have heard my vicious rumor so let me put enquiring minds to rest.   Yes,  I am planning to homeschool Emme and Elea next year.   There,  I said it.  I feel empowered to make it public now that I’ve gotten overwhelming support from my husband and my mother.   I’ve secretly […] Read more…

Once upon a Time…

The “little” girls were hysterical at the wedding reception.   They had “moves” galore and danced for at least two hours straight.   When Elea Grace took her ballet slippers off  and handed them to me,  I knew we were in trouble!Emme had the important job of leading Peyton ( aka-the dog and the ring […] Read more…

Sunday’s Child is Full of Grace

      Today, it happened.   The normal summertime tricks didn’t work.   Wanna swim?  Nope.   Ride bikes?  Not really.    Jump on the trampoline?  Too hot.   Read?  We already did that.   So, then Emme suggests that we do “you know that thing where you use those white towels and sew stuff […] Read more…