Category: Rant

Pockets, Close to the Heart

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 because of her love for this man. It hurts even now to talk about it,… Continue Reading “Pockets, Close to the Heart”

The Business of Being A Mom

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. It’s a blessing, to have people that depend on you because then you have… Continue Reading “The Business of Being A Mom”

Healthy Happy Home

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 belief for the ability to be able to serve, love, and spend my days alongside… Continue Reading “Healthy Happy Home”

Guerilla Momma Declaration

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 read on the topic addressed the horrific parts about blaming parents who were doing… Continue Reading “Guerilla Momma Declaration”

Before You Were Formed…

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 family, and shopping, Christmas, Nativity Plays, presents, parties, birthdays, New Years and my heart… Continue Reading “Before You Were Formed…”

Coffee Cabinets and Stella and Fred’s Love Story

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 taste good, love, making love, babies, children, learning, pretending, playing, and growing up….trying to… Continue Reading “Coffee Cabinets and Stella and Fred’s Love Story”

Unraveling Resolutions, and Monogramming Towels….

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. I felt inspired to dig a little deeper and write more than: walk and… Continue Reading “Unraveling Resolutions, and Monogramming Towels….”

Mary Had A Baby, and I WILL Get It Together!

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 laugh at the holidays as they patiently sneak up on you….and then every year… Continue Reading “Mary Had A Baby, and I WILL Get It Together!”

The Next Day After

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 that I can run around like a chicken with my head cut off, and… Continue Reading “The Next Day After”

Weeding Out the Junk

 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 by one of my favorite bands Lucius, “I’m hard-headed, but I’m completely soft inside!… Continue Reading “Weeding Out the Junk”