Author Archives: Hilary

Goals for 2011 (as posted on my refrigerator)

1.  Finish thesis by May I may have to bump this back, it’s looking less attainable.  More like, be finished and in a job by August as that’s when my funding runs out! 2.  Lose 10-15 lbs – be 130 … Continue reading

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Calling all men

Linny is one of my go-to reads over at a Place Called Simplicity and she linked up her hubby’s post Calling all men .  It’s great, for once a man is an orphan advocate challenging other men.  It’s true that … Continue reading

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Morning crankypants

I recently spent the weekend with my family.  We went to Feast of the Hunter’s Moon, which was fun; I bought candles and soap.  Also went to church.  I felt so depressed and uncomfortable the entire time.  I have lots … Continue reading

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I have the best husband in the wooooorld

Conversation at 5:30 last night: me: I’m so frustrated I could cry. Dan: what’s wrong blah blah about my lab samples shipping and the backlog of homework i have and no time Dan: what can I do? Now, nobody hardly says … Continue reading

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Still holding out

So the agency I was all excited about?  They put us a looooong wait list for a baby.  And told me to look for other options.  So, look I did, and while I’m considering a different country and agency (still don’t qualify … Continue reading

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The neglected spiritual discipline

So that previous post was a long winded way of saying I’m considering a fast and want to educate others a little more about it.  Linny brought it up on her blog by requesting a fast today for the orphan, specifically … Continue reading

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Borrowed a post about fasting

Scripture does not command Christians to fast. God does not require or demand it of Christians. At the same time, the Bible presents fasting as something that is good, profitable, and beneficial. The book of Acts records believers fasting before … Continue reading

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