Category Archives: Lisa's Blog

Since I Know How to Make a Slideshow Now…

I was asked to sing this song for Coffee Talk this month, and I couldn’t RESIST putting it to a slideshow of my little pink Clairebear (and making her watch it as I sang it to her at Coffee Talk; … Continue reading

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See What the Lord Has Done

We have to just say that this has been an AMAZING ministry year for us, seriously! And AWANA has been a big part of it. I know I’ve said this before, but I just wanna boast in the Lord ONE … Continue reading

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None of the Above is a Perfectly Legitimate Answer

So this morning a large chunk of our world history lesson was about the Spartan way of life. The kids were pretty much horrified at the way the Spartans ran the show: i.e. sending the boys at age 7 away … Continue reading

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Jennifer Knapp Comes Out of The Closet to Make Mudpies

I love Jennifer Knapp. Always will. Her music became popular right about the time I was getting really serious about the Lord. I remember singing “Undo Me” at the top of my lungs, tears pouring down my face and drying … Continue reading

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When the Mama Bear Comes Out… (Happy Easter)

I hate it when it happens. Once again, no self-control when it really counts. I know I’m gonna regret this later, but I do it anyway. I roar my terrible roar at some poor other who has dared to hurt … Continue reading

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Tough Crowds

I don’t know how to deal with tough crowds. Somehow, I’ve learned over the years to turn just about anything into something at least a little bit funny, sometimes a lot funny, and in awkward situations, at least, my funny … Continue reading

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Hallelujah, I Just Love Him So

My final song for the Karaoke competition, this little ditty by Ray Charles, is probably my most favorite song to sing in the whole world. I did win the Karaoke Contest (and 400 buckaroos! Woo hoo!) Thanks everybody for the … Continue reading

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My precious, naughty little lamb

With teary eyes, we finished our fourth read-a-loud novel together today, Claire and Adam and I. It was a beautiful coming-of-age tale of a shepherd boy and his special cossett, a black lamb named Biddy. The book is Mountain Born … Continue reading

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Karaoke Fun!

Okay, so I just have to say seriously that first of all, this first one is one of the best songs of all time. And I totally stole about half of Eva Cassidy’s arrangement. So there. This got me into … Continue reading

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Unslumping Yourself is NOT Easily Done

Oh, how I love Dr. Suess. Seriously, that man is one of the great geniuses in my book. (The title up there is from one of his books, in case you’re wondering why I am once again professing my undying … Continue reading

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