May Madness – Covid Clarity

May Madness – Covid Clarity

Well, we’re halfway through May and it still seems a bit surreal. How can we almost be through another school year? How does time go so fast, yet so slow at the same time? Still, here we are. May with all its activities has barreled onto the scene. So, welcome...
MOAT – Mostly Ordinary, Always Together

MOAT – Mostly Ordinary, Always Together

A slight change is at hand here at themoatblog – not in content (though maybe with this minor shift, content will be coming back!!) but in context. Our house has transformed from 5 tweens & teens to no tweens and 2 teens (for a short time). And far from my...
Artist Anne Neilson on B.U.S.Y & her new devotional

Artist Anne Neilson on B.U.S.Y & her new devotional

What is more beautiful this time of years than angels? Especially Anne Neilson angels! I mean – seriously. Anne’s story that began with a paper she wrote in 3rd grade, that hit lots of highs, lows and lots of waiting is sure to inspire you as it did us...
Happy in Who We Are

Happy in Who We Are

A little something I started a few years ago as the kids started to head into adulthood (and before I say, know that the follow-through has been well-intentioned with a side of freedom to be imperfect) is to highlight a Bible for them. Not in some super-spiritual sort...
8 Days of Thankful Done

8 Days of Thankful Done

Today is day 8 of 8 Days of THANKFULness (like the 12 Days of Christmas, but instead of gifts, calling out things for which to be grateful that begins the letters in THANKFUL). Today is “L”              I am so thankful LAUGHTER & LOVE!   Laughter might be the...

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