LEGO and C.S. Lewis

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle My children received LEGO sets galore this Christmas. Daddy Rooster picked out intricate scenes from The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Star Wars, and Harry Potter. As the kids build them, our downstairs is turning into a miniature movie set,...
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Blessed is She

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle My favorite conversation in the Bible is between two pregnant women.   One is an unmarried, pregnant teenager who shows up one day at her much older, but also pregnant, relative’s house. Something impossible has happened to each woman....
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Christmas Book Bag III

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle Earlier this year, I received a written notice from Amazon Prime saying they were suspicious of me.   “Your buying pattern is consistent with third party resellers,” the company accused, before stating their policy on such matters...
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Idea Sharing

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle Do you know how hard it is to be asked to share ideas and say no? At least it’s hard for me. I have lots of ideas and love sharing them, especially with people who actually want to hear them.   Idea sharing, prompting, encouraging, and...
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Praying at Panera

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle Holding hands across two booths, the people behind me start praying. Out loud. In a restaurant. Sitting there with my Bible and devotional book, I can hear the man’s words. I bow my head. Amen, I say aloud when he finishes.   Then,...
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Craving Grace More

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle I’ve been forced by numerous conversations in the past few days to admit I’m having a small identity crisis.   My spontaneous chats with women of varying ages and circumstances have revolved around a common theme – “Life is hard, and I’m...
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Ten Years Since Then

by Ruth, a.k.a. Momma Frizzle Another year since 9/11. Here’s what I wrote last year and still believe today – there are more of us. Do you know what I mean? Read on.   September 11, 2011 – We got an early start that morning ten years ago. By all accounts, it was a...
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