I’ve spent my entire life apart from extended family. No aunts and uncles living next door. No grandparents to babysit or pick me up after school. Really it was just my mom because my dad traveled for work most of the time and my only sister is ten years older, who left for college when… Continue reading A Fresh Start to 2018!
Honestly, it has been a season of loosing my footing. Catching my breath. Several blows have caused me to be reminded it’s less about me and more about Him. It’s not even 8 in the morning and I hear yelling from the upstairs about who will take a shower first and they rant over who… Continue reading When ALL Your Questions Overwhelm You
I allow my own expectations to steal my joy. I have played out many scenarios in my mind of how “perfect” my family could be, and when they don’t meet my expectations I feel frustrated. I did this very thing yesterday. It was my daughter’s birthday and I wanted it to be perfect in every… Continue reading Accept. Adapt. Depend.
“The distorted lens of social media amplifies the temptation to draw comparisons. When practicing Christian women compare themselves to their friends through social media such as Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest, they are 11 times more likely to say their friends have more status and privilege and 10 times more likely to say others are more… Continue reading Kick Comparsion to the Curb
“I believe what God has in mind, and what the Bible really says, is that joy is a real emotion. God commands us to feel happy, feel joy, feel good. To feel the real emotions of joy. Not all the time, of course, not in every season or every moment-God is not interested in plastic… Continue reading A Limited View of Joy
It’s one of my delights, it brings me such joy. I really love the whole experience. At the restaurant downtown they bring it on a little tray with 2 cups, creamer, and sugar, and they serve it to you. It’s already set. The joy of it is already set before me, all I have to… Continue reading French Press Coffee