Category Archives: Ellie

The dark dispelled by incarnate love: the Light of the World was born!

Merry Christmas! The only light in Bethlehem Shone down from heaven above. And wrapped inside of Mary’s womb It burst into the room. The dark dispelled by’ncarnate love The Light of the World was born. Love, Nik, Laura, Ellie, and … Continue reading

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When Making Milk Is No Longer Your Vocation

I loved being able to nurse my babies. If you read through all my nursing blog posts, you’ll see that although nursing definitely wasn’t easy from the beginning for me, it was a huge part of my identity as a … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Hosanna in the highest! Let our King be lifted up! Hosanna! Happy Easter! Love, Nik, Laura, Ellie, and Marko The kids and I sang this song as part of our church’s choir today. I’m so grateful to have been able … Continue reading

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That night the great I AM came down!

Merry Christmas! Love, Nik, Laura, Ellie, and Marko (For the rest of the words, and the tune, to the lovely Christmas carol from which the title of this post is drawn, see last year’s Christmas post. ) P.S. Want to … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Great Nine Years!

Nine years ago today, I wore this dress. (after wearing this dress, of course) and today (with no prompting from me, I promise), Ellie asked to try on this dress: And then Marko wanted part of the silly action: And … Continue reading

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To Comb or To Chop? That Is the Question.

Over the past few months, combing Ellie’s hair had become more and more of a contentious issue between the two of us.  She strongly dislikes combing her hair and even more despises me doing anything to her hair such as … Continue reading

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A whole bunch of family pictures for all the picture-starved family members out there

Yes, I know I’ve been gone for over a month.  Life is charging ahead and I’m having a hard time keeping up (or at least blogging about it).  That’s a story for another day.  In the meantime… We’ve taken pictures … Continue reading

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