Category Archive: Motherhood

This Week’s Challenge

My coworker, Christina, and I have a lot of stress in our lives right now. Real stress. Real walls-collapsing-around-us-loss-of-control-emotional-rollercoaster kind of stress. And it is so easy to get into the habit of… Continue reading

A Message to the Moms and Wives Out There

I am convinced that the most unappreciated job is that of a Mother/Wife. Talking with friends, it seems like 99% of our dismay comes from the basis of not being appreciated. I have… Continue reading

Empty Tank

I’m running on empty lately. Grieving the loss of my dad is the most exhausting activity I’ve ever experienced. Then stack on a house renovation. Three teenagers. A marriage. A day job. Trying… Continue reading

House Arrest

Is there such a thing as a harmless crime? If so… I would like to commit that and be on house arrest. I would happily wear whatever ankle bracelet tracking system the judge… Continue reading

NOT Overwhelmed

My plate of to-do’s is about as full as my husband’s dinner plate usually is… and that’s dang full. Recently I started feeling very overwhelmed. I wrote about it yesterday. This is MY… Continue reading

Overwhelmed

Yesterday ended well. Sure, I stayed up too late. But Phoenix and I lounged around and watched pointless shows, sucked at Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, and chatted about all things from prom… Continue reading

Unabashedly Pro-Life

I have always been pro-life (However cliche the terms on both sides of the aisle have become. Rather than being Pro-Life, I think maybe I’ll start claiming to be Anti-Baby-Murder) Anyways, It all… Continue reading

Trust Steadily

1 Corinthians 13:13… Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. I don’t know what version of the Bible this interpretation is from, or if someone just added their own twist to it.… Continue reading

The Art of Forgetting One’s Self

This morning I woke up at 4:30am. Wide awake. Feeling pretty good. But it wasn’t time to get up for two hours. I laid in bed and thought about what I might do… Continue reading

The Faith Coin

No matter which side of the faith coin you choose… it costs you something. If I live my life following Christ, and I’m wrong… the cost is wasted time during this life. If… Continue reading