Being a working mom is hard! And I don’t mean because of the extra tasks you have to manage. I have an amazing husband who stays with our little one and does so much around the house. I know I’m fortunate in that. No, I mean “heart stuff” hard. Maybe it’s because I’m not one… Continue reading Overcoming (Working) Mom Guilt
“This is amazing grace. This is unfailing love.” I let the words wash over me as I worshipped and starting thinking about the truly amazing nature of that grace. About a love that is so undeserved, yet so extravagant. When I stop and ponder the depth and passion of the grace and love of Jesus,… Continue reading YOU get love and YOU get love and YOU get love!
My company’s safety policy includes restrictions on using cell phones while driving. This week they shared a tragic story involving a teen texting while driving. Her father indicated he was reminded of all the times he’d used the phone while driving during her childhood and the unfortunate example that set. During my childhood I heard… Continue reading “Don’t do as I do”
I found this post I drafted just two short weeks before our now four month old little one started to grow inside me. Oh how a matter of days can so drastically change your life – and show God’s faithfulness! This is a very important reminder for me right now. As I await God’s next… Continue reading Meaningful Tears and Answered Cries
When I was expecting I did what I always do, I read and researched as much as possible to prepare for this new thing in my life. But even I knew enough to realize I was still going to have no idea what to expect. So that makes it a little difficult to answer the… Continue reading It Takes A Village, A Very Gracious Village
As I was reading this morning, I was struck by the fact that so often in the Bible time is marked by people. An event isn’t noted to have occurred at 10:02 on the 3rd of November, but “in the time of” such and such person. As my husband and I endeavor to parent our… Continue reading Time for Compassion
My husband and I are expecting our first baby any day now. In fact, we were convinced she was going to show up yesterday. This is not because it was her due date or due to any physical indicators. It was simply because both of us just had a feeling “in our gut” about August… Continue reading The Disappointment of Unmet Expectations