Waiting...isn't that just one of the hardest things? To simply wait, unable to act, unable to control, unable to fix the problem. Wait. There's fear. There's helplessness. There's wondering and worrying. Scenarios cross your mind of what might happen. Anxiety grips your heart as you wonder how you will move forward from here. I'll admit... Continue Reading →
Little Lessons | When Love Hurts
I am a worrier. I don't wear that as a badge of honor, but rather like a scar. Or perhaps its more like a scab - one of those that you pick at over and over until it bleeds and it never really heals. As a mom I worry. As a wife I worry. As... Continue Reading →
Life Is Messy, But God’s Got A Burp Rag
Babies have this habit of un-eating some of what they eat. In other words, they spit up. Sometimes a lot. And what do they do? With spitup all over their mouth and dripping onto their PJ's, they look up at us and just smile. Seemingly, they're unaware and unbothered by the fact that they've got... Continue Reading →
Perfect love leaves no room for fear. Fear of unmet expectations, fear of not "measuring up," fear of falling. Perfect love understands only Christ can truly and deeply satisfy. Perfect love understands that compared to Christ, our best is still filthy rags. And that despite our human limitations we are completely and inescapably loved and... Continue Reading →
To Live A Thousand Lives – An Essay on the Power of Reading
No time machine could ever do what books can do. Books are literally the author themselves, preserved and memorialized. Their deepest thoughts, emotions, and philosophies are poured out onto the timeless pages, as though to forge a deeper path into the past and those who lived in it.
Monday: What Makes the Difference Between a Successful Start and a Serious Slump?
*beep* *beep* *beep* *beep* Your bleary brain begins to refocus. Slowly the softly-lit dreambeams morph into the raucous rays of reality. You hit the snooze, maybe drift back for a few minutes, but you can't escape. Time is a relentless dictator, and his sirens yet again remind you of what you wish you could avoid.... Continue Reading →
3 Clicks to Day-to-Day Encouragement
If you're like me, sometimes pictures are quicker and easier to connect with than articles. If you're like me, sometimes we like to see the day-to-day of other Christian women who are going through similar things. If you're like me, sometimes we like to be inspired with tips and tricks for Christian womanhood, motherhood, health,... Continue Reading →
Frazzled and Foggy – A Ponytail and Hat Kinda Day
Have you ever had a ponytail and hat kinda day? This happened to me the other day. I'll be honest, I woke up that morning already teetering at the edge. I KNEW that I was. I had stayed up late the night before, and I had allowed my mind to dwell on negativity. My brain... Continue Reading →
Which Clothes Will You Wear Today?
But what we seem to always forget is that while it offers us temporary comfort, we are left dirty, flea-bitten, and in desperate need of a shower. And the more we lounge in it's complacent comfort, the more miserable we become.
I Wish God Would Just Fix This!
Life - even the life of a Christiam - is not guaranteed to be struggle free. I imagine we all know that, and yet what is our reaction when that hard thing happens? There may come a time in your life where you cannot fathom that everything will be okay. You're overwhelmed. You're afraid. And... Continue Reading →