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Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2008’

AC on the FRITZ!

Just a note to let you know that I am going to be OFFLINE for a couple of days. (What will I DO?!?!) I’m in Florida and my A/C power cord for my laptop just COMPLETELY DIED. I have like 22 minutes of battery power left–and I’m kind of freaking out about it. I didn’t even bring a book to …

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Made me laugh …

Randy Alcorn’s Blog often has profound/deep thoughts about life, death, sin, grace, suffering, generosity, etc. (His children’s book on Heaven really was a blessing last year when we lost Choza, our baby, and Grandma Marjorie all in the course of a few months.) But today? No profound thoughts. Just a compilation of things, one of which made me laugh: “With …

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DVDs are here!!

Oh my STARS! Big ol’ boxes were just delivered to my back door … my DVD series is actually HERE! Living the Gospel in Relationships I’m a little freaked out. Feeling very vulnerable. (I think I feel like, “Why in the WORLD do I even TRY to do stuff like this!?! There are like a ZILLION people who teach this …

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Almost hit by a CAR

We’re not allowed to stay and watch the ballet class (otherwise, I think I would find it VERY hard to leave) … so I usually get a good 30 minutes of errands in while the girls are in class. Today? I hit the bank and the health food store … and THEN I was almost hit. Seriously. INCHES. I was …

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Infomercial Time!

OK. Seriously. I would do an INFOMERCIAL for this thing if I were asked … Do you guys know about THE FURMINATOR??? Because OH MY STARS!!! It is just the most amazing dog-hair-removal-thingy-EVER!! My dear friend Nancy L. (also a GOLDEN LOVER!! Hi Sadie!!) told me about it and I immediately ordered one off of Amazon. MONEY WELL SPENT!!! We …

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Created for Community (HT: Paul Tripp)

A great read by Dr. Paul Tripp: Created for Community Hope you enjoy! I should be back in wi-fi range tonight and maybe even sleeping in my own bed if I make my flights. Hope you’re enjoying a lovely weekend! Yours, Tara B.

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Chapter 23–Oh yeah, God.

Tonight will be the first time that I carry a new book on my women’s retreat resource table: When Sinners Say “I Do”–Discovering the Power of the Gospel for Marriage This topic is always heavy on my heart at every event I do because whenever I teach on peacemaking, I have the privilege of interacting with women who are struggling …

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Church leaders are often afraid of their WOMEN

Wow. Don’t miss this read over at byFaith Magazine: The Session and Women’s Ministry It’s long–but worth the read. I’ll tempt you with just a few excerpts: – How do elders approach women in ministry in their congregations? ‘Men are afraid of women. We’re often content to be at arms’ length from them.’ A prominent PCA pastor says it simply. …

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New Law

HT to Pastor JollyBlogger for posting this video by Derek Webb!

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Jeans

The other day, I realized that I haven’t been posting that many blogs on my (continual) battles of faith’s fight against sin regarding overeating/gluttony/idolatry of food. I wonder if some of you MAY be thinking, “Hmmmmmmmmm … Tara’s not blogging re: food. I hope she’s not giving in to her temptations and going ’round the ol’ bend of licentiousness (and …

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