I'm not able to embed it, but a trip to see the video for Andrew Peterson's "Dancing in the Mine Fields" would be well worth your time. It's terrific.
Part 2 of Ann Voskamp's series on Rest. An appetizer: These are right and necessary, pauses. Who can make a song without rests? There will be more song in the morning, fresh mercies, and God will let us again undertake the unfinished work of the Kingdom and this is good. The winds lilts and lifts the branches of the spruce trees. I think about tomorrow. It's work and refrain and the dust. Rest is never how a body relaxes, but how a mind lies down into Jesus. No matter how the hands fly, there is always rest when our interior gazes on Jesus. He is our rest.
An article everyone should read - Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning
Debt Free is Beautiful - I'm definitely checking out this smart lady's stuff!
Can You Really Save Money With Cloth Diapers? - detailed cost comparison
Some common sense from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada:
"Physicians should no longer automatically opt to perform a cesarean section in the case of a breech birth, according to new guidelines by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada.
The new approach was prompted by a reassessment of earlier trials. It now appears that there is no difference in complication rates between vaginal and cesarean section deliveries in the case of breech births." Read the rest of the article here
On the other end of the common sense scale when it comes to birth issues is this product whose ad showed up on my facebook page this week - CervilLenz. Using a speculum and a long stick to determine whether a woman is really in labor. Brilliant? Not so much.