Author Archive: Kara

Happy Halloween! And almost November…

Crazy how the months have gone. I remember several times this summer thinking that time just floated by without me realizing how much time has passed. And this autumn is┬áno different. October is almost over. Literally, in less than 12 hours it will be November. And Daylight Savings Time ends. Yup, turn back clocks an …

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5.5.15

So it has been waaaaay too long since I posted anything! Sad face for the chaos that has been my life that led me to veg out on the couch, take extra naps, or spend a lot of time losing myself in other stories (books, movies, tv shows, etc) But I return to the interwebs …

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Prayer

Over the last several weeks, I’ve been talking about prayer with two different Bible study groups. Here, in this post, I’m going to share what I taught and learned. I admit, all of what I share here has already been posted on my parish’s blog. But I’m sharing it here as well: We start with …

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Blood moon lunar eclipse

i am up at a time i typically claim doesn’t exist on my clock but totally worth it #2 of the tetrad of lunar eclipses in 2014-2015 blood moon this morning and i am praising God that the sky is brilliant stellar, in fact the sky is filled with bright stars and an unusual moon …

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Ah storms

So I type this on my phone since I have no electricity in my house, which means no internet on larger devices As I sit with the only light from candles and an oil lamp, I have a few thoughts 1. I’m not sure how I would survive like this for a long time. I …

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going home

always fun to go back to south dakota love to see family and friends enjoy vising familiar sites a couple weeks ago, i picked up krissa at the airport in sioux falls and we took libby and tucker with us for the weekend, went to a wedding rehearsal and officiated the ceremony, visited our grandparents …

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july already?!?

so i have to admit that i often think up clever and witty blog posts several times a week. but i’m always driving, so i never write them. something about distracted driving being a bad thing… but i’m taking some time today to reflect upon the craziness that is my life (at least this week) …

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summertime

so i have to admit that it is june, much to my shock. i look at calendars and remind myself that it is not april. or may. it’s june, which means that summer fun has begun! here are some highlights: – green grass and pretty flowers and impressive thunderstorms. oh, how i love tulips and …

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may day

this year i’ve been reminded numerous times about the tradition of may 1: may day baskets i remember sneaking up to houses and leaving small gifts on doorsteps but also on this day is national day of prayer (http://nationaldayofprayer.org/) i started my morning with prayer even before i crawled out of bed (jumping the gun …

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out like a lion

i had such high hopes for march doing the “in like a lion, out like a lamb” since we started the month setting records for coldest temps on march 1 but no such luck we ended march with an impressive blizzard and i mean impressive about a foot of snow fell and winds were sustained …

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