• cooking,  food,  inner world,  mom blogs

    things to do while waiting for a baby

    No such luck having baby fick #2 arrive on his due date like Reuben!  Yesterday was my due date & no sign of the little guy yet.  For the past two weeks there have been days where I have been in false labor, even going to the hospital once to be sent home, which was a major bummer.  So here is how I’ve been passing my time. Baking: Blueberry-raspberry pound cake for the 4th of July.  It was like fruity fireworks in a cake! I didn’t take a picture of mine but you get the idea of what it looked like from this other one. It was great to enjoy…

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    on the verge: book review

    I’m a sucker for free books, and when I saw that Alan Hirsch’s latest book, co-authored with Dave Ferguson On the Verge; a journey into the apostolic future of the church was being given to willing bloggers to review, I signed up right away. Plus, having taken a class with Alan through Wheaton graduate school last spring, my mind was spinning with possibilities for about 3 months after I read his book The Forgotten Ways and then The Forgotten Ways Handbook.  I’ve resonated with the ideas within these books of giving the church back to the people, mobilizing all believers to have the divine spark of living into their God-given purposes (what Alan…