In marriage, in your children, in society and in your soul. It’s worth protecting. “Blessed are the peacemakers…” Protecting peace means different things in different seasons. As I’m getting older, I’m finding it’s worth it to protect peace for myself even if it means other things fall apart or other people fall away. You cannot … Continue reading Peace is worth protecting.
Just like you Mama.
"May we believe that our broken vessels of motherhood could offer our children things that perfect motherhood could never give them." - Katherine Wolf - Hope Heals Just like YOU mama. As I lay here in bed at 3am, my mind wanders and it races. I think about my boys, I think about their near … Continue reading Just like you Mama.
Before and Afters
Garage clean out. Winter is the time that I start to feel smothered and trapped by the cold temperatures and short days. These feelings of angst often result in my semi-annual house detox! I temporarily lose any sense of sentimentality and am consumed by the need for breathing room. The other day, my husband took … Continue reading Before and Afters
13 Ways to Love a Family with Special Needs Cultivate Empathy. Sit alongside them and be okay with not having any answers. Don’t be afraid to say the wrong thing if you are coming from a place of love and encouragement. Strengthen your soul to sit in the uncertainty with them. Try not to … Continue reading Practical Love
A way out…
At times throughout my life as I’ve gone through difficult circumstances with an uncertain outcome, experienced a lot of anxiety, or am dealing with a current or past trauma – I have found my thoughts racing or am even bombarded with distracting plans and intrusive thoughts. My first reaction when those come are usually “what … Continue reading A way out…
Isn't it funny how the things that are the most difficult for us are often the things that Jesus leads us to face. He is relentless in His pursuit of us and our hearts. He is also relentless in His desire for us to be COURAGEOUS and insistent that we grow. That's what I am … Continue reading Bravery