Joseph & Stacie's Blog notes from the journey & pictures of Peter & Eric

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“Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one’s youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them…”  Ps. 127:3-5

10 Plagues

10 Plagues

The highlight of every summer for all the cousins is to attend “Camp Grammy”.  This summer was no exception.  Mummies, papyrus, pyramids and crocodiles all came to life as we studied, made crafts and acted out the life of Ancient Egypt.   Along with the activities, we also try and film a Bible story video with […]

Just Like My Father

Just Like My Father

I did not always want to be just like my father.  But for more than twenty years now there have been a few things that made me want to be like my father.  From earliest childhood memories, my Dad was always working on something: a chainsaw, a typewriter, a sawmill, it was always mechanical in […]

Junior Astronomer Peter Marshall Graber and Grammy

Junior Astronomer Peter Marshall Graber and Grammy

After the running video, Peter decided to make his second video on his next favorite subject, astronomy!  As an added blessing, Grammy was able to be the co-host.

Blessings of 2015

Blessings of 2015

As per our usual New Years Day custom, Stacie and I sat down to review our goals and see how we did on our projects this year.  Turns out that we did not finish any of our film or writing projects.  We spent a lot of time working on them.  We made huge strides of […]

It’s a…

by Stacie Graber

It's a...

“Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one’s youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them…”  Ps. 127:3-5

10 Plagues

by Stacie Graber

10 Plagues

The highlight of every summer for all the cousins is to attend “Camp Grammy”.  This summer was no exception.  Mummies, papyrus, pyramids and crocodiles all came to life as we studied, made crafts and acted out the life of Ancient Egypt.   Along with the activities, we also try and film a Bible story video with […]

Just Like My Father

by Joseph Graber

Just Like My Father

I did not always want to be just like my father.  But for more than twenty years now there have been a few things that made me want to be like my father.  From earliest childhood memories, my Dad was always working on something: a chainsaw, a typewriter, a sawmill, it was always mechanical in […]

Junior Astronomer Peter Marshall Graber and Grammy

by Stacie Graber

Junior Astronomer Peter Marshall Graber and Grammy

After the running video, Peter decided to make his second video on his next favorite subject, astronomy!  As an added blessing, Grammy was able to be the co-host.

Blessings of 2015

by Joseph Graber

Blessings of 2015

As per our usual New Years Day custom, Stacie and I sat down to review our goals and see how we did on our projects this year.  Turns out that we did not finish any of our film or writing projects.  We spent a lot of time working on them.  We made huge strides of […]

Peter’s First Movie

by Stacie Graber

Peter's First Movie

A peaceful Sunday afternoon.  Joseph is sitting on the couch enjoying a book.  Peter enters and busily begins to tug and pull at our lamp stand.  “What are you doing, Peter?”  “I am getting the lights ready so I can interview you for my movie.” “You are making a movie?” “Yes, I want to make a running […]

Is Suffering God’s Will?

by Joseph Graber

Is Suffering God's Will?

It’s a question that most of us have asked at some point, is suffering God’s will?  You’re standing at a graveside, pondering the life choices that led to the early death of a loved one and some well meaning person will say, “Well, it was the will of God”.  But deep inside you wonder, “But […]

At the Beach

by Stacie Graber

At the Beach

The highlight of my childhood summer days was to visit my grandparents who lived down by the Gulf and they would take us to the beach.  Even as a child, I couldn’t wait until the day I would bring my children to the beach and share with them the same joy of discovering God’s strange […]

Consistency

by Joseph Graber

Consistency

Consistency. The thickness of paint, or the regularity of doing something.  Normally I think of consistency as doing something on a regular basis,  but having a growing son has helped me think of consistency in a different way. Peter has been a world traveler in his two and a half years.  Peru,  France, Switzerland, Italy, and all […]

The Battle

by Joseph Graber

The Battle

Sometimes in the thick of the battle you can forget who your enemy is.  That happened to me recently.  Actually, it happens to me more often than I care to admit.  I love my family dearly, but all to often I find the old nature trying to dig in to protect my flesh.  Those are […]

Happy Mother’s Day

by Joseph Graber

Happy Mother's Day

This morning at church we sang this song in honor of Mother’s Day. This evening we decided to record it for our mothers- Peter and Eric’s Grammy and Mamaw. We are so blessed to have Mothers who pray for us! Thank You Mama for Praying for Me Somebody somewhere was praying that night When Jesus […]

My Twin Sister

by Joseph Graber

My Twin Sister

Every once in a while I find something in one of my sketch books or notebooks that I think is worth sharing on this blog; the following was a note I posted on Facebook several years ago. My sister Ruth has been visiting us this weekend and we were remembering this post so I thought […]

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