The NewBec

I'm not who I was.

The One in the Middle of the Night

Insomniacs roll call: “Present”. After what seemed like an allergic reaction to our last try at sleep medicine (you know, complete with facial tingling, tongue swelling, choking and gasping for … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Creativity Mishmash (and a giveaway)

It’s the last day of June. Summer vacation is halfway over already.  (How did that even happen?!?) June has been crazy busy around here, and July looks to be much … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

How Does Your Garden Grow?

We are newbie gardeners over here.  We tilled up the dirt, planted some seeds, and just sort of hoped for the best.  Although it hasn’t necessarily been great for the outdoor … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment


Yesterday was this crazy kid’s HALF-birthday. Yessir, we celebrate the halfs around here… it’s really little more than saying “Hey, it’s your half-birthday!” and letting the kid pic somewhere to eat … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment


Restless (A poem for my struggling insomniacs and those who commiserate.)   The front end… it’s not so rough. I’ll drift off with the stars and stuff my mind in … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reclaim and Press Onward

This kid. It’s her last day of 3rd grade. It’s her last day of public school until God tells us otherwise. And so, at 1:00 this afternoon, we will have … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Remember, I GOTCHA.

My day started with the perfect reminder from 1 John 5 that I am a child of God and the evil one cannot touch me. That doesn’t mean that bad … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

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