Learning, in the Meanwhile

As 5 and 6 year-olds, Terrell and Ellison were best buddies but they had their share of fights, too. When they fought, Terrell or I required they reconcile by apologizing, asking for forgiveness and giving forgiveness, in turn. They knew the routine and obeyed, though sometimes begrudgingly. Yes, this was exhausting!  But it paid great dividends…

Passionate Pursuit {day 23}: Asking For Help

This morning a friend and I met at our church to do some decluttering and organizing in the kitchen. She brought a label-maker. Cool little gadget. The only thing is neither of us had ever used one. After punching every button several times, we sighed concluding, "Guess we'll have to read the instructions." I can't stand…