Long ago I had a friend who was very dear to me, still is, who was in a relationship with an atheist. She felt that she could leave her Christianity behind … Continue reading Pockets, Close to the Heart
The wonderful part about being a mom is that you always feel needed. There isn’t a day (or a moment) that goes by that I don’t feel that I am needed. … Continue reading The Business of Being A Mom
These two goofy people and seven wonderful others are the light of my life. I believe that these gifts are given to me by God, and I am thankful beyond … Continue reading Healthy Happy Home
After the entourage of articles about the zoological malfunction/parental distraction/ unfortunate situation of the poor dear Harambe’s death…I am left feeling contemplative and also furious: here’s why. Most of the publications I … Continue reading Guerilla Momma Declaration
There has been so much to fill up these past few weeks, so many blog posts written, but never written, endless streams of consciousness fading into a tired sigh…..There was … Continue reading Before You Were Formed…
Thinking back to all the things that have inspired me over the years: people, plants, color, cloth, thread, paint, paper, books, bicycles, rocks, feathers, home, food, things that make food … Continue reading Coffee Cabinets and Stella and Fred’s Love Story
It was a lot of fun to write down New Years Resolutions with my kids! I was surprised by their awareness of what they needed to work on the most. … Continue reading Unraveling Resolutions, and Monogramming Towels….
Every year there are so many things that we have to DO to get everything ready for the holidays….You know, you like to minimize it in the coming months, you … Continue reading Mary Had A Baby, and I WILL Get It Together!
What I have been mulling over in my mind is this idea that we can “over do,” and wanting so desperately to make it untrue. I would like to think … Continue reading The Next Day After
Can you laugh at yourself? Can you really peel your mask off and get a good chuckle going…. about your own hang ups? There is a line in a song … Continue reading Weeding Out the Junk
Well, folks….Still interviewing and praying on the post about our sisters who can’t conceive or who have experienced the loss of a child. For you, I am researching this a … Continue reading Pentecost, a Broken Arm, and Babies!
Family planning for the Christian couple has many challenges. It’s not a simple thing, and it ultimately has to do with opening your heart to the work of being a … Continue reading Baby Planning, Not Planning, Pregnancy, and Living Open