Last week much of the US was embattled with the "Polar Vortex." News stations predicted record-setting low temperatures. In addition to the cold, many areas were blanketed in snow, making travel treacherous. Despite the cold and snow, I braved the elements to make a few standing meetings I had on the calendar. It would have … Continue reading Beautiful Snow
If I were to ask you who YOU are, what would you say? Sure you might rattle off the obvious descriptors: daughter, wife, sister, mother, friend, employee... But what about the you that is only you. The you that exists in the dark, when you're alone, when it's just your thoughts, your desires, your needs … Continue reading Finding You
It's been a few days. Before Christmas, I had no intention of taking these last two weeks off from blogging. Life happened, as it always does, and in an effort to not be forced or frantic, I opted to relax, breathe, and let my mind rest. We celebrated Christmas with our boys. The next morning … Continue reading Delaying The Start Isn’t Always Bad
One of the many questions I want to ask God when I have a chance is "Why did my kids act like heathens when I went out of my way to do something special for them?" Time and time again, I find myself in the same situation. I go out of my way to take … Continue reading Meltdown in Aisle 5
It's been 8 1/2 years since I became a mom. Three precious babies later, I've found my footing as a mom (at least as much as one can in the slippery, ever-changing sand that is parenthood) except for one area. I'm a hoarder of all things baby related. It's true. I said it. For 8 … Continue reading I Just Can’t Handle Letting Go
Two nights ago I found myself wide awake at 4:45 AM. My mind raced with a mile long list of to-do's that needed to be crossed off quickly. There were the Christmas gifts I still needed to buy, the laundry that needed attention, the prepping of the guest room, client work, blog work, house work, … Continue reading What to do with so many To-Do’s
I recently sat down for lunch with a friend. While we were catching up she asked me a very pointed questions - she said, "What can I be praying about for you?" I could have asked for the usual things, wisdom, direction, strength in this season of building. Instead though, I asked that she pray … Continue reading Do you REALLY hear from God?