How Long?

“Oh no…He’s positive! I really don’t have time for this!” cries one of our daughters. “I’ll do a self-test and leave.” Never before has the phrase, “He is positive,” had such a negative meaning. Laurens, the innocent object of trouble, hides behind the screen. Another daughter breathes a deep sigh of relief: “Just work from…

By Janneke February 15, 2022 Off

10 Healthy Habits

(Scroll on to Ten Good Habits that are a playful, moslty daily part of my Rule of Life, if you are not a Teapot Lover) The teapot makes a sound it has never made before: “Sssshhh KLABATSS!” The white 1.7 liter teapot from Arabia Finland slid gently from the tea tray and crashed with a…

By Janneke February 8, 2022 Off

A Prayer letter

Do you sometimes have trouble finding the right words when you pray? I know I do. That’s why I love to use The Lord’s Prayer as a guideline—after all, it is the Lord Himself who teaches us how to pray. It might be a bit unusual to find nothing but a prayer here. I wrote…

By Janneke January 17, 2022 Off

2022: Into the Unknown

The sun came up this morning, which is never a minor detail that we should take for granted. The weather is warm today. Unusually warm. Jelle said when we had a walk: The world is in a state of emergency. And I was thinking: Only few will recognize the tender footsteps of the coming Lord.…

By Janneke January 1, 2022 Off