God Trains Us Hard -Why?

a close up of baby feet wearing medical monitors and caption "God trains hard"

Why does God train us so hard?  “The way you take care of your people is to train them hard.”  Jocko Willink, retired United States Navy Seal, (podcast 3.)  I guess some time in the past the United States military must have learned that from the Chief Commander; the Creator of the Universe. God wants us to be “combat ready” and good soldiers in His army, so He trains us hard. Continue reading “God Trains Us Hard -Why?”

Add Sanity by Keeping LEGOS Organized!

various LEGO people in a bin "Get Your People Organized!"

As far as “time played”  for “price paid,”  I think both LEGOS (for older children) and DUPLOS (for younger children) have the best ratio.  I almost always woke up in the morning because the DUPLO bin was being dumped out on the floor!  There is a certain grating, high-pitched shooshing noise that comes with that dumping action that hurried me quickly downstairs to see what everyone was up to! Continue reading “Add Sanity by Keeping LEGOS Organized!”