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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

From the Vault

September 30th, 2014 by Aubri


I found these photos the other day, I think this was from last Spring, April. I loved watching these two play “wedding.” I thought maybe some of y’all would too!

Hey, I didn’t promise dancing with the stars.


I’m sure they’re gonna LOVE this in about 10 more years!!

I was just so happy they were playing well together. That didn’t always happen, still doesn’t, oil and water these babies, much like Esther and Ephraim are now. But then these moments come and Mama smiles.

The Mercy Show

September 25th, 2014 by Aubri

Look who’s crawling!


Hide your plates hide your crayons!
This little booger is everywhere and pulling up to stand on anything!

First of Fall

September 23rd, 2014 by Aubri



I couldn’t have asked for a better first day of Fall. We woke to find this in the sky and a cool rainy day, the perfect feeling for Fall.

I can’t believe how different the trees are from just a week ago. Beautiful colors, leaves falling into the grass. The best.

I’m not sure what it is exactly about Fall that makes me so giddy. I just want to bathe in it, rub it all over, drink it up and plop down in the middle of it for a long long time….if that makes any sense.

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Fall Ember Days

September 22nd, 2014 by Aubri


Last week the Fall Embertide rolled around again. I’ve had it on my radar since, well last Fall Embertide. These Ember days come before each season and Fall is the only I ever remember. So per our tradition, I took the home babies on our annual Fall Embertide walk, taking care to notice all the changes occurring in God’s creation. No, I’m not a faster, so I guess I don’t observe these days as they’re “intended.” I think I really just like the mood they create, the expectation, the preparation of a new season.

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