When God’s Answer Isn’t Our “Yes”

  I remember praying and asking for a miracle. I remember crying and begging God to save that little life that I saw on the screen. “Your levels aren’t normal” “This doesn’t seem to be a viable pregnancy” “Whatever you’re praying, keep praying, because there’s a heartbeat!!” “I’m sorry, but there is no life there.” … More When God’s Answer Isn’t Our “Yes”

One Day…

   One day, my kitchen table will be set.  One day, my laundry will be put away.  One day, he won’t take 30 minutes to eat one pouch of food.  One day, I’ll wake up rested from a full night of sleep.  One day, the corners of my family room won’t be stacked with toys. … More One Day…

When Mommy Guilt Became My God (Re-Visit)

 on this chilly, sleepy Monday, I’d like to revisit one of my favorite/most helpful lessons God has taught me during motherhood: When Mommy Guilt Became My God (March 2014)    “Is he watching too much TV?” “Is he eating too much candy?” “I should make preservative-free Spaghettios instead of buying these…” “Am I doing enough … More When Mommy Guilt Became My God (Re-Visit)

bibs, bottles, and puffs for the Kingdom of God…

   As a stay at home mom to littles (two, soon to be, three little boys), I often find myself discouraged with my lack of involvement in ministries of the church. Before having babies, I was actively involved in one ministry or another. Recently, I’ve found my days, nights, weeks, and years consumed by little … More bibs, bottles, and puffs for the Kingdom of God…