One thing I’m slowly coming to realize is that when discontent, discouragement or thoughts of despair want to come, it’s often because I’m not thinking the greatest thoughts. As in, nothing all that positive. (I might be a bit slow but hey, at least I’m making baby steps!) I’m also learning that writing out… Continue reading These Things I Can Do! (One Great Remedy for Negative Thoughts)
If you’ve ever wondered how to find great books for little ones while on a budget, you’ll appreciate these ideas.
Now that the new blog is alive and functional, I say welcome! 🙂 I’m excited to have one more thing off my to-do list! Haha! In any case, I’m enthused to have a new online writing home and hope you’ll enjoy it together with me. Please do leave comments if you’re inspired; I believe writing… Continue reading Hooray! It’s Up and Running!
It’s Good Friday, the day Jesus died to redeem a fallen race and more specifically, one woman who is perpetually struggling to get organized, be more patient with her children and become less of a perfectionist. It’s a day that I struggle once again to comprehend the magnitude of what He suffered on my behalf.… Continue reading How to Say Thank You at Easter
If you, like me, have taken your husband’s surname upon marriage it may have already occurred to you fellow mothers that someday you too could bear the same name as both your mother-in-law and your husband’s paternal grandmother. Not to mention that of his grandfather’s mother and a lineup of generations preceding them as well.… Continue reading What You Have In Common With Your Husband’s Grandma
Do you ever long for more meaningful conversations with family or friends? Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a group wondering what to discuss but nothing comes to mind? I know I have. So when I came across this post by Michael Hyatt, I was inspired. Michael invites us to maximize our conversations… Continue reading A Gossip Alternative
When we get to heaven and take our place by Jesus’ side, when we ask some of the most burning questions we’ve ever had, when we listen in awe as He tells us “The Plan”, I imagine these reactions: A hush falling over the gathering of friends and family. Sacred silence as we absorb in… Continue reading When We Get To Heaven And Find The Answers
So I am officially PG and Baby #3 is on his/her way! 🙂 Hence the silence here on the blog. I’ve been too uninspired to even think of writing something that could be remotely considered post-worthy. Eventually though I did begin searching through the pregnancy advice links I’d saved, particularly those in the spiritual and… Continue reading Dealing With First Trimester Apathy and Anxiety
We’re on a fast countdown to Christmas and if you, like me, have just begun gift shopping and are beginning to realize that Christmas cards and fancy baked goods are simply not materializing for you this year, you’ll love these encouragements as much as I do. Christmas has long been a struggle for me. I… Continue reading Courage for the Mom Overwhelmed By Christmas Preparations
1. Jesus is the reason for the season. “Each of us is an innkeeper who decides if there is room for Jesus.” – Neal A. Maxwell. I decide if there’s room for Him in the kitchen when the gravy boils over, at the sewing machine, at the mall waiting in lineups, during a strained dinnertime… Continue reading Ten Important Things To Remember at Christmas (Especially If You’re Stressed)