Fail Does Not Equal Failure

My kids are required to have a $500 emergency fund tucked away in the bank and at least a B average in school in order to keep their driving privileges. There are many… Continue reading

A Painful Journey Back

The pain of grief is like labor pangs. You remember them, but you don’t FEEL their depth, their intensity, until the next contraction hits. Those precious few minutes between contractions give you time… Continue reading

Precious Property

This week, Phoenix and I binge-watched the first (and only thus far) season of the Netflix original series, Bridgerton. With the exception of some unnecessarily graphic and extended sex scenes in the last… Continue reading

Three Days In

Three days into a 10-day-minimum quarantine… and I’m already done. It just hit me this morning. Frustration and intolerance in the depth of my chest. My work log on info was wrong. My… Continue reading

Embracing the Chaos

This morning I prayed for God to help me embrace the chaos that’s swirling around me. I’m reading, Wash Your Face, by Rachel Hollis. I need to read this book every year. It… Continue reading

Election 2020

The big day is here. Election 2020, when America votes for her next leader… and chaos is sure to follow. Last night I was in book study with a group of amazing, solid… Continue reading

Future and Hope

Jeremiah 29:11 is a well-known verse: “For I know the thoughts I think towards you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”… Continue reading

Vulnerability

Yesterday was my first post in a while. It was about my transition from being Mom-to-Children to being Mom-to-Adults. It was a happy post, about me finding a new groove in this season… Continue reading

New Groove

Have you seen Disney’s Emperor’s New Groove? If not, make note. It is a must see… even after you read the following SPOILER ALERT! This animated feature film is about a spoiled rotten… Continue reading

Stay Home, Stay Healthy; Week Seven

This week felt more normal. I still feel like something in me has snapped. But maybe not in a bad way. I’m laughing more. I care less. Not about other people, but about… Continue reading