I do not like displaying weaknesses. In fact, I prefer to be like a Jedi Knight “there are no weaknesses here, move on”. I then seem to be continuously surprised by my inability to “fix” myself. Continue reading “Fixing Myself”
Lately I have been in a stage of waiting. I’ve been flooded the last few years with craziness around me, and a quiet time of waiting is just what the doctor ordered. Yet rather than embracing this time of “peace all around”, I find myself wondering if it is the lull before the storm? Continue reading “Waiting – for what?”
I’ve always had a hard time with the story of David. I mean, he got a married woman pregnant and then had her husband killed in order to cover it up – yet he is referred to as a man after God’s own heart. How does that even happen? Continue reading “A Man After God’s Heart”
I used to be a size 4. Now I’m not. The stereotypical woman gets pregnant and gets to eats whatever she wants. Not me. I have to watch my diet like a hawk, carefully counting carbs and sodium grams, even opting for fruit salad over birthday cake on my birthday.
At 18 months my oldest daughter started pushing me away. The emotional part of me was crushed. The logical part of me knew that as she was with her Daddy all day, of course she would prefer him. That’s when I heard God whisper two words, “PURSUE HER”. Continue reading “In Pursuit Revisited”
My son was grumbling that it was too hot. Inside I am screaming, “Really? Did we just not have the coldest, snowiest winter ever? It was the polar vortex for goodness sake. Now it’s Memorial Day and 84 and you want to complain? What is the matter with you?” Continue reading “Enjoy This Moment”
Every Mom I know has experienced “Mom Guilt”. That sneaky suspicion that you aren’t do things quite right and that you are going to mess up your kids for life. Continue reading “Mom Guilt”
Last Friday, the motor on my windshield wipers broke, in the middle of a torrential rainstorm. The part had to be special ordered.
Then my husband’s car started acting oddly. Today we literally picked up my car up from the car repair place and dropped off my husband’s. Continue reading “When it Rains it Pours”
Even family members were surprised that I decided to have a third child. Preclampsia, gestational diabetes, miscarriages, bed-rest, induced pregnancies, NICU stays, over-dosed TWICE. Why do this again? Continue reading “I Love Being a Mom”
“Pray for Patience? Are you out of your mind? Everyone knows that patience is the one thing you NEVER pray for willingly”. That is what I thought for most of my life. See, patience can only be developed under trial, and goodness, do those trials ever hurt! Continue reading “Praying for Patience”