The Comfort Quandry

The Comfort Quandry

Maybe I blame it on the American Dream.  Maybe I blame it on the path my generation was set out on.  Even as a young girl there was a plan for my life, a path that I merely needed to walk on and do my best.  I needed to work hard in school.  I needed to [...]

Contentment

Life is just not about me.  At least, I really don't want it to be.  It's a prayer on my lips literally every morning, "Help me not be so concerned about me today Lord.  Ready me for your work, not mine." It's hard though right?  Kids, husbands, friends, and family the temptation is constantly there. [...]

Treasured Up

Treasured Up

I've always wondered what it was like for Mary to raise Jesus as a child.  Was he perfect?  Did he cry?  Did Jesus get a time out when he was three?  Surely he did not try to stick his fingers in sockets, say the word "butt" all the time, and draw with Sharpie on the [...]

The Rains Come

The rains come.  They just do.  I wish they didn't, sometimes I wish we could just cruise through this life unscathed and unaffected until we reach our final destination.  It's not how things work.  Makes it funny to me that still I am suprised when hard things, stressful things, painful things come. My daughter Faith [...]

Sometimes 

Sometimes 

Sometimes your heart and your time and your days and moments are so full that your brain turns mush for everything else. This time is one of those times.  But as my kids always say, "we aren't perfect Mommy!"  So to that I say, Amen!  Here's to being okay with admitting that sometimes you just [...]