“I would love to have a prayer life, but I just don’t have time for that right now.” This was a statement a friend shared with me the other day. She is a busy mom of 4, working full time outside of the home. She is overwhelmed with life and just can’t bear the thought of one more thing added to her ... Read More about 5 Easy Ways to Pray More Every Day
I know I can’t be the only one who has had one of those Sundays. When the pastor is preaching about peace and rest and joy . . . and I am a hot mess of baby slobber, pop-tart goo, and having yet another mom-bun Sunday. You know what he is saying is true and wonderful, but you can’t help but feel so ... Read More about When You Want To Throw Crinkled Up Bulletins At Your Pastor . . .
As a classic first-born, and perhaps a slightly type-A, personality I will usually fight you for the last word. It’s ingrained in my DNA. I have been this way since I was a little girl. Becoming a wife and mother has only intensified this gene inside me. When I am downright honest, it’s a fight for ... Read More about Why I Am Giving Up On Having The Last Word
The view from my rocking chair this morning includes a stack of overdue library books (that we never actually read), about 4 piles of laundry, an ever-growing "lonely sock" basket, mounds of dirty dishes (because our dishwasher sucks), and three kids that are driving me absolutely ... Read More about Today I Robbed My Kids
I never struggled with self-confidence until I became a mom. One would think that having three kids and two deployments in three years either… (a) kill me (b) make me supermom. Lately I’ve been asking myself the question, why don’t I feel like ... Read More about Finding My Fill