SIGN UP TO RECEIVE SUSAN'S LATEST POSTS IN YOUR INBOX

Blog

A Prayer for My Friends, Family and Neighbors on this Planet
4/1/2020 7:11:00 PM by: Susan Lyttek

As I walk and work through my day, I feel normal and happy. On the surface of things, the worldwide crisis does not affect me.

2:00 AM and my blood pressure indicate something different.

So obviously, I am just as concerned and, though I hate to say it, fearful as the people I talk to via phone and internet or watch on videos. What do we do about it? Last week, I tried to inject humor. If you visit Facebook at all, you’ll see humor about the pandemic is rampant. It definitely is one way to deal with the day to day.

But as a Christian, I need to remind myself that none of these events caught God by surprise. None of it is a mystery or a threat to Him or His purposes. And what does He recommend that we mortals do when life overwhelms us? He recommends the same thing that He recommends when life is smooth sailing.  

Philippians 4:6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.

In every situation, we should pray.

Prayer sounds like some high and mighty spiritual discipline, but in truth, it is just talking. It is telling God your thoughts and feelings. Why? Not because He needs us to tell Him. Nope. He is omniscient and knows it all. It’s more so we process what is happening and then turn over the control to Him. Once we release control, the nerves calm. Once we give it all to God (and we need to do it often!) our perspective changes.

Anyway, here goes. Feel free to use this prayer or share it with anyone who needs it.

Dear God:

Thank you for being God and loving your creation. We rejoice that you are in heaven and that one day, through the sacrifice of your son, we will be able to join you there. You did not have to create any of us, but you did, and we love having a life to live. Help us to live it in your honor and for your glory.

Today, the world around us exhibits fear. This dangerous virus seemed to come out of nowhere. We have gone from business (and busy-ness) as usual to stockpiling supplies and being confined to our homes and/or communities. Comfort us with the knowledge that none of these events or circumstances surprised you. You hold all times and all people in your hands. How much more tenderly do you hold the community of believers! Fear will not help us. Panic will not help us. Only trusting you and living in the times you have given us will allow us to be blessed and in turn, bless the world around us.

We ask you today, show us how to minister to the hurting. If there is anyone we need to forgive, show us how to comfort that person first. Remove our stubborn pride so that we can accept help and prayers from others, too. Give us the tools to reach out—whether through a social media, a card or a call.

We trust you, God, to provide for us through this time. Anytime we are tempted to hoard, rather than just re-provision, calm our fears and remind us that you, the same God who gave Israel manna in the wilderness, promise our daily bread and will nourish and sustain us. Give us the grace and the guidance to share any abundance we have with others who have needs, especially those who have lost or reduced their income.

Forgive us any time we cease to trust you. Remind us to keep our eyes on you instead of the media. Guide us and help us walk through these days in wisdom. Let us neither be reckless, nor fearful. Rather than worrying about ourselves, remind us to pray for those who are sick or suffering. Remind us too, to pray for those in the medical and emergency professions who find themselves taxed to their limits at this time. Keep them healthy, wise and strong.

As we open our eyes each day, fill us with gratitude. Help us to see the original beauty of your creation before it was marred by evils such as the current virus. Fill us with the joy of your salvation, keeping our eyes on you and your promises.

You will never cease to be God. You will never step down from your throne. You alone are holy, all-powerful and love incarnate. Thank you for making us your image. Help us to walk in your ways. Amen

Share This Blog:


Previous Posts

Deadlines
9/16/2020 12:42:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Reading vs. Writing
9/9/2020 7:46:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

I Miss...
9/2/2020 9:54:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Zoom-ed
8/26/2020 7:32:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Question of Immunity
8/19/2020 7:36:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Simplicity of Poetry
8/12/2020 10:27:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Nightmares... and Overcoming Them
8/5/2020 2:06:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Isaiah Bible
7/29/2020 5:00:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Pouring--Serving the God of the Flood
7/22/2020 7:37:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Convicted
7/15/2020 9:36:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Letters, Speeches and Stories, Oh My
7/8/2020 6:50:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Happy 244th Birthday, United States!
7/1/2020 3:16:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning to Ignore the News
6/24/2020 9:20:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Fatherly Lessons
6/17/2020 6:49:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

In Honor of Our Princess
6/10/2020 10:25:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

I Don't Wanna!
6/3/2020 6:27:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

I Learned it in High School
5/27/2020 7:05:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Choosing Normals
5/20/2020 6:32:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Relearning Discipline
5/13/2020 11:29:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Some Pointers for the Unexpected Homeschoolers
5/6/2020 8:09:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Spring Fever
4/29/2020 7:34:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lilacs and Other Trash Can Blessings
4/22/2020 10:47:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Fear We Need
4/15/2020 8:44:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Celebrations in the New Norm
4/8/2020 3:27:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Prayer for My Friends, Family and Neighbors on this Planet
4/1/2020 7:11:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

French Toast and Other Amusing Signs of Preparedness
3/25/2020 7:00:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Blessing of Unexpected Time
3/18/2020 8:10:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Fickle Emotions
3/11/2020 8:18:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Mindless
3/4/2020 1:38:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Layers
2/26/2020 3:17:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Just the Bossy Older Sister
2/19/2020 5:57:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Our Wages
2/12/2020 8:07:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Beginnings Follow Endings Part Two
2/5/2020 11:44:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Our Annual Trip to the Washington, D.C. Auto Show
1/29/2020 3:13:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Mine Part Two—A Life Parable
1/22/2020 2:24:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Mine... A Parable About Life
1/15/2020 8:19:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Beginnings Follow Endings
1/8/2020 2:04:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Happy 2020!
1/1/2020 6:22:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Merry Christmas
12/24/2019 8:25:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Christmas Eve Thoughts
12/23/2019 9:15:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Samara Spade and the Case of the Slumbering Singers
12/22/2019 5:30:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Anna: Before and After
12/21/2019 6:25:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

More About Anna
12/20/2019 9:07:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Fulfilled Prophecy
12/19/2019 1:44:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Isaiah Overload
12/18/2019 5:13:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Why a Baby?
12/17/2019 10:15:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Even More Isaiah
12/16/2019 8:55:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

More Isaiah Thoughts
12/15/2019 9:04:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Psalms of Advent
12/14/2019 10:11:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Beginnings of Christmas
12/13/2019 7:57:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Revealing Jesus
12/12/2019 8:56:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

How Melchizedek Foreshadows Jesus
12/11/2019 8:59:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Isaiah Thoughts Part 2
12/10/2019 3:09:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Isaiah Thoughts Part 1
12/9/2019 10:45:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Colossians Jesus
12/8/2019 10:33:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Anna and Simeon
12/7/2019 10:25:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Out of the Mouths of Babes
12/6/2019 10:23:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

More Advent Thoughts
12/5/2019 10:41:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Anna's Heritage Miracle Part Two
12/4/2019 7:28:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Why Anna's Presence Was a God Thing
12/3/2019 7:31:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Third Day of Advent
12/2/2019 8:03:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Light of Life
12/1/2019 10:14:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Advent
12/1/2019 5:36:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Simply Grateful
11/27/2019 10:11:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Grateful for My Sons
11/20/2019 7:56:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Having to Take My Medicine
11/13/2019 3:23:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Things
11/6/2019 8:16:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Stick Shift Reformation
10/30/2019 3:02:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

We Are Kintsugi
10/23/2019 9:13:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Guess the Song... Win a Book
10/20/2019 8:29:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

True Leisure
10/16/2019 3:04:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Behind You
10/9/2019 1:56:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Call
9/26/2019 1:51:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Making the Effort to Rejoice
9/18/2019 8:22:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Bone Tired
9/11/2019 3:32:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Rejected Story
9/4/2019 3:59:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

That Four-Letter Word
8/28/2019 8:18:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Prayer for Debbies
8/22/2019 3:23:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Forgiveness for "That" Guy
8/14/2019 8:27:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Sometimes I Wish I Wasn't a Writer
8/7/2019 6:18:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Unfinished
7/31/2019 3:50:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Songs of Yesteryear
7/24/2019 8:43:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Doldrums
7/17/2019 8:45:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

It's Wednesday!
7/10/2019 10:16:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Thankful
7/3/2019 1:14:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Weekly Blog and Other Life Questions
6/26/2019 7:43:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Adventures of Asterisk-Girl and her Trusty Sidekick, Footnote (Introduction and Episode 1)
6/19/2019 3:29:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Overwhelmed
6/13/2019 1:56:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Dance Lessons
6/5/2019 5:09:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

School Thoughts
5/29/2019 8:35:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Dying Art of Home Cuisine
5/23/2019 7:35:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Between the Weddings
5/16/2019 8:30:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Another Bout of Writer's Block
5/9/2019 4:38:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

What Adventures are Made of (Part 2)
5/1/2019 7:35:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

What Adventures are Made of (Part 1)
4/25/2019 7:27:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The World is About Easter
4/17/2019 1:21:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Auto Show and Happy Birthday to My Love
4/10/2019 5:50:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Spring has Sprung!
4/3/2019 9:15:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

God is Fun... so Login in with Him Today!
3/27/2019 8:44:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Power of the Coupon Revisited
3/20/2019 5:22:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Finding the Stream of Refuge
3/13/2019 5:25:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Thoughts about Having the Flu
3/6/2019 5:48:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lost
2/27/2019 3:21:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Musing About the Original Language
2/20/2019 8:17:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

My Favorite Poet
2/13/2019 8:11:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

My Favorite Chapter of Proverbs
1/30/2019 7:14:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Wrestling with God
1/23/2019 7:14:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

You Can't Always Win
1/16/2019 5:45:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream... Perhaps to Write
1/9/2019 11:16:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Balance in the Notes
1/2/2019 7:52:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Choosing to Begin
12/27/2018 5:23:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Christmas Letter 2018
12/19/2018 8:56:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Hidden
12/12/2018 8:13:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Celebrate Advent!
12/6/2018 8:30:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

In Gratitude to a Kind Stranger
11/28/2018 3:16:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Thankful Moments
11/21/2018 1:14:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Brave Life
11/14/2018 11:41:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Need to Do
11/7/2018 10:28:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Week that Makes Me Remember Mom
10/31/2018 5:06:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Trying to Understand a Just God
10/24/2018 1:10:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Our Limited Perspectives
10/17/2018 3:46:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

My Hope
10/10/2018 3:52:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Grieving through the Eyes of Eternity
10/3/2018 3:30:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

(Re) Learning to Scream
9/25/2018 7:46:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Hurricanes and Other Storms
9/15/2018 10:26:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Trusting God Doesn't Come Easy
9/7/2018 3:02:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Walk of Life
9/1/2018 5:53:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Escaping Life Under the Sun
8/24/2018 10:59:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Why I Know There is a Hell
8/18/2018 7:35:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

What I Can Do
8/10/2018 4:10:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Non-writing Writing
8/3/2018 10:41:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Thoughts on Forgiveness
7/28/2018 1:28:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Of Mice and Fragile Clay
7/21/2018 3:59:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Farewell to the Teenage Years
7/6/2018 7:45:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Living Free
6/30/2018 9:13:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Reminiscing
6/22/2018 1:32:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Writer's Tribute to Honest Guys
6/15/2018 2:36:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

In Balance
6/10/2018 9:35:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning from Tabitha
6/2/2018 6:58:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Still Learning to Breathe
5/26/2018 9:01:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

To Breathe
5/19/2018 5:30:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Sisters, Mothers and Dear Women
5/13/2018 6:55:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Tied to the Electrons
5/6/2018 8:08:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Powerless
4/29/2018 8:58:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Sestina Education
4/23/2018 7:48:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Remodeling
4/15/2018 8:55:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning to Promote
4/9/2018 7:41:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Nobody's Fool--An Easter Sestina
3/31/2018 9:44:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Week Leading to Easter
3/25/2018 9:59:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Off-balance
3/18/2018 9:28:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons from the Hyacinth
3/11/2018 9:06:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Plant Lessons--The Aloe
3/4/2018 7:37:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Lessons the Birds Teach Me
2/25/2018 10:59:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Love... By Any Other Name
2/17/2018 11:11:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Ongoing Task of Learning
2/4/2018 1:13:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Musings About Pain
1/29/2018 1:18:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Time to Breathe
1/21/2018 7:32:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Poem a Day
1/13/2018 7:52:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Beginnings
1/6/2018 10:36:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Why the Gospel of Luke Speaks to Me Best
12/29/2017 10:31:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Christmas Letter
12/21/2017 5:51:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Revisiting Anna
12/9/2017 10:04:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Twas the Night
12/1/2017 2:59:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Quitting
11/25/2017 6:10:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Wonder of a Shoebox
11/18/2017 9:36:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Place to Hide
11/11/2017 3:13:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Thoughts on the Reformation
11/4/2017 9:04:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons in Praise
10/28/2017 5:23:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Why I Love Fairy Tales (and It Probably Isn’t What You Think)
10/21/2017 8:28:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

For Better, For Worse
10/14/2017 5:32:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Practicing Functional Fitness
10/7/2017 5:41:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Tired
9/30/2017 3:50:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Priorities
9/23/2017 10:33:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Teaching Other People's Kids
9/16/2017 8:02:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Crunch Time
9/9/2017 3:47:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

At War With ... Myself
9/2/2017 5:47:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Prepping for the School Year
8/26/2017 9:33:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Overweight, Part Three
8/19/2017 6:37:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Overweight, Part Two
8/11/2017 8:28:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Overweight
8/5/2017 1:58:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Creating Worlds
7/28/2017 8:58:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Prepping to Attend a Christian Writers Conference
7/20/2017 10:15:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Karl Lessons
7/7/2017 3:59:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

How I Learned the Feeling of Freedom
7/3/2017 7:37:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning from Marriage
6/24/2017 5:51:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

What I Learned from my Dad
6/17/2017 9:00:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons from Being Sick and Tired
6/11/2017 9:00:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

My Worst Critic
5/26/2017 3:42:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

May Birthday Tribute
5/20/2017 9:03:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning to Mom
5/13/2017 3:44:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning to Mom
5/13/2017 3:44:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning Honesty
5/6/2017 6:46:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Tribute to my Husband
4/22/2017 5:33:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Celebrating the Resurrection
4/15/2017 3:13:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Your Custom Tract
4/8/2017 1:22:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

March Birthday Tribute
3/29/2017 8:24:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Tribute to Grandparents
3/11/2017 8:08:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

God as Our Rock
3/4/2017 7:45:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

February Birthday Tribute
2/18/2017 8:01:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Writing, Living and Existing
2/11/2017 9:43:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning from the Groundhog and the Auto Show
2/4/2017 8:55:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

January Birthday Tribute
1/28/2017 8:33:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Of Christmases and January Past
1/21/2017 1:28:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Welcome 2017!
12/31/2016 3:22:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Our Christmas Letter
12/23/2016 9:31:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

NaNo and Pebble Lessons
12/16/2016 10:40:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

December Birthday Tributes
12/5/2016 10:59:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

NaNoWriMo Lessons and Hopes
11/18/2016 3:34:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

My November Birthday Tributes
11/11/2016 9:41:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons of the Week
11/4/2016 5:41:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning to Speak Feline
10/28/2016 1:59:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

On Changed Hearts, Changed Minds and Politics
10/21/2016 7:00:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

October Birthday Tribute
10/12/2016 5:22:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Words and the Word (Part 2)
10/2/2016 8:20:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Words and the Word (Part 1)
9/26/2016 9:11:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Questions of Pain
9/18/2016 9:34:23 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

September Birthdays
9/11/2016 4:03:50 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Standard Rescue, part 2
9/3/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Standard Rescue, part 1
8/27/2016 4:59:44 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

How to Go Into Debt
8/19/2016 4:44:52 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Difference Hope Makes
7/30/2016 9:23:22 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Why Teach Poetry?
7/24/2016 7:26:09 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons from My Color Bible, Part 3
7/15/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Blog-itis
7/8/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Reminiscing with the Patriot
7/4/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons in Fear
6/30/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons from My Color Bible, Part 2
6/10/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Leftover Queen, Part II
5/27/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Leftover Queen
5/20/2016 9:39:00 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons from my Color Bible
5/12/2016 4:40:02 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Living As Called
4/22/2016 10:37:35 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Making Writing Fun Again
4/15/2016 12:52:15 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Springing
4/6/2016 6:26:30 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Good Friday Thoughts
3/26/2016 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Confessions of a Delinquent Blogger
3/23/2016 8:42:49 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Accepting the Gift of Free Time
2/29/2016 7:45:10 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Rest vs. the Type-A Female
2/22/2016 3:43:20 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons on Sickness and Rest
2/14/2016 9:09:30 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Sick Lessons
2/6/2016 11:17:24 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Blocked
1/27/2016 11:11:44 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

When Inspiration Fails to Strike
1/16/2016 9:32:15 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Stumbling Into the New Year
1/13/2016 11:02:06 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Annual Christmas Letter
12/26/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Parent: Help with Work
10/31/2015 10:50:23 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Homeschool Parent: Home
10/24/2015 4:55:48 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Benefits of Unscheduled Free Time
10/16/2015 8:03:39 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Homeschool Parent: More Empathetic
10/9/2015 7:46:24 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Homeschool Parent: More Empathetic
10/9/2015 7:39:56 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Parent: More Willing to Persevere
10/2/2015 8:50:54 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Homeschool Parent: Closer to God
9/25/2015 8:33:01 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Homeschool Parent: More Intuitive
9/18/2015 7:07:30 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Homeschool Parent--Weaker
9/11/2015 7:42:33 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Parent--Seeing God's Hand
9/4/2015 9:59:53 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Homeschool Parent: Savvy-er
8/28/2015 6:49:31 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Homeschool Parent: Braver
8/21/2015 7:34:00 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits to the Homeschool Parent: Wiser
8/14/2015 7:33:44 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Benefits to the Homeschool Parent: Smarter
8/7/2015 7:31:13 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Benefits of Being a Homeschool Parent (Intro)
7/31/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Lessons from my Great Aunt Ansie
7/24/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Virginia Writers Conference
7/14/2015 11:43:28 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Relearning Fitness (Part 2)
7/10/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Some Truth About Independence Day
7/3/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Relearning Fitness (Part 1)
6/26/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Under the Sun
6/19/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Lesson I Keep Needing to Re-Learn
6/13/2015 9:17:18 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Times of Transition
6/6/2015 8:43:26 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Blog Ideas
5/30/2015 7:06:10 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Mercs Next Door, Part 2
5/23/2015 7:36:30 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Mercs Next Door, Part 1
5/15/2015 9:00:41 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Getting to Mom
5/9/2015 9:32:42 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

To Blog or Not to Blog
5/2/2015 9:57:39 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Driving Lessons
4/25/2015 2:01:36 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Gaming Education
4/18/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Fast Lessons
4/11/2015 7:37:50 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Resurrection Thoughts
4/4/2015 6:47:45 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Power of the Coupon
3/28/2015 6:18:32 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Spring Planting
3/21/2015 7:36:53 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Showing My Age
3/14/2015 7:51:06 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Teaching Women
3/7/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Beware the Ides of... February
2/28/2015 1:10:50 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Honoring a President in Fiction
2/21/2015 7:35:35 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Gratitude Lessons
2/14/2015 7:12:56 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Pros and Cons of Research
2/6/2015 8:13:38 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Off the Hamster Wheel... Part 3
1/30/2015 9:01:50 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Off the Hamster Wheel... Part 2
1/24/2015 7:55:59 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Homeschool Hamster Wheel
1/16/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Etiquette Education
1/9/2015 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Ready Stance
1/2/2015 7:01:43 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Our Christmas Letter
12/26/2014 8:36:08 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Sharing Christmas, Part Two
12/19/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Sharing Christmas
12/12/2014 5:32:30 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Swedish Christmas Education
12/5/2014 10:08:38 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Worry/Grumble Antidote
11/28/2014 11:07:16 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Milestone Days
11/21/2014 9:58:07 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Volunteer Education--via Operation Christmas Child
11/14/2014 8:32:03 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Veteran Education
11/7/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Reformation Education
10/31/2014 8:51:31 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Reluctant Vegetarian
10/24/2014 2:55:59 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

What I Didn't, Couldn't Teach
10/17/2014 4:30:17 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Learning to Stand
10/10/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Christian Work Ethic
10/3/2014 6:36:19 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Animal Education
9/26/2014 10:54:19 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Changing the Love of Learning
9/19/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Blog Block
9/12/2014 9:50:31 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Educating Mom
9/5/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Debate
8/29/2014 7:22:59 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Interview with Jane, a non-homeschooling friend
8/22/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Homeschool Rebel
8/15/2014 8:11:24 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Other Countries, Other Peoples
8/8/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

George Washington Lessons
8/1/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Interview with Heather Day Gilbert
7/25/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

A Creation Education
7/18/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Blessing of the Church
7/11/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Free to Homeschool
7/4/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Best Thing
6/27/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

School Lite
6/20/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Homeschooling Poetry
6/13/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Homeschool Preschool
6/6/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

AWANAcation (or Awana Education)
5/30/2014 4:40:30 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Drowning in the Ideal Schedule
5/23/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Penpal Encouragement: An Interview with Sandi
5/16/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Unexpected Education
5/9/2014 8:31:18 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

When Is a Homeschool Mom NOT a Homeschool Mom?
5/2/2014 8:08:10 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Relax, It's Just Writing
4/25/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Purpose Driven Homeschool
4/18/2014 9:38:10 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The Heart of the Music
4/11/2014 3:11:23 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Music Lessons
4/4/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Teaching My Testimony (Part 2)
3/28/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Teaching My Testimony (Part 1)
3/21/2014 8:16:29 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Glimmers of Homeschooling
3/14/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Failed Days
3/7/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Other Side of the Homeschool Table...Leanne Hanson
2/28/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Fairy Tale Theology
2/21/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Things I Love about Life and Homeschooling
2/14/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Limitless Creativity by Bonnie Rose Hudson
2/7/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Weaving Christ into Math
1/31/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Paula Mowery Interview
1/24/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Historic Field Trips
1/17/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Snow Days... Homeschool Style
1/10/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Homeschooled Mom Resolutions
1/3/2014 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

Off Schedule
12/27/2013 11:17:52 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Teaching Christmas
12/20/2013 10:24:16 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

The (Writerly) Benefits of Learning Together
12/13/2013 2:11:46 PM  by: Susan Lyttek

Homeschooling reinforced that I am not perfect
12/6/2013 11:33:13 AM  by: Susan Lyttek

And they said homeschooling would be easy...
11/29/2013 12:00:01 AM  by: Susan Lyttek