Life as a working out-of-the-home mommy can get insane. I often find myself having to wash the same load of laundry three times because I keep missing the opportunity to throw it in the dryer. Dishes pile up. The exhaustion can become unbearable and the overwhelming feelings of inadequacy can be debilitating. Not to mention, … Continue reading Hope for the 9 to 6
Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him (Psalms 127:3, NLT). It almost feels surreal that it's been almost two years since my last post. It's crazy just how fast time flies - actually kind of scary. Time flies! God has been so gracious to us on our journey these past … Continue reading Back At It!
"You do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes" (James 4:14, NLT). The human life is fragile and uncertain filled with short and fleeting moments of joy, sorrow, pleasure, and pain. God allows us to experience moments of … Continue reading A Vapor, A Mist
Twenty-one weeks have flown by without any regard to how unprepared I am feeling for this new journey. It feels like just yesterday when I found out I was six weeks pregnant and now I am halfway finished. I've started to feel squirms and I can almost feel my belly tightening as the minutes fly … Continue reading Yep, It’s Happening!
"If we say we are in Christ's family but continue to perpetuate unhealthy ways of living learned in our early years, we are fooling ourselves. Things such as sarcasm, defensiveness, perfectionism, retaliation, bitterness, judgmentalism, and unforgiveness do not belong in the family of Jesus. We must look closely to our stories to hold on to … Continue reading 7 Tips for Allowing Change
There was a place that enveloped assurance, intimacy and union. It was a place where everything was abundant and good. A place God intended for full joy, glory, and satisfaction in Himself. This place was The Garden of Eden. Eden signifies delight and pleasure. Paradise, indeed (Gen. 2). Imagine the Earth in its highest perfection … Continue reading Paradeisos
"Why are you laughing in my face while I am trying to have a serious conversation with you?" I sternly asked. Mother's Day morning my boyfriend and I had gotten into a small quarrel about a phone call he had made that he so desperately tried to hide. I attempted several times to properly … Continue reading She Said Yes!