Category Archive: Til Death Do Us Part

Sequestered with Teens; Day Three

Today seemed really long, and at the same time, I don’t know how it is 8:30pm already. I made myself a smoothie for breakfast this morning, but it seems like that was days… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Day Two

Newness is kind of exciting, and then overwhelming, and then exhausting. Today is Day Two of the Stay-Home mandate given by our governor, but my first day working from home. Jesse set me… Continue reading

Sequestered with Teens; Day One

Governor Inslee followed suit of fellow West Coast governors and ordered Washingtonians to ‘stay put’ in their homes, only leaving to work at jobs essential to keeping the world spinning, to go get… Continue reading

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

I Love My Husband

I have a shirt that says, “I Love My Husband”. It’s a cheesy shirt, I admit. I begrudgingly bought it when I didn’t like Jesse so much. We were going through a phase.… 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

When Will You…?

It’s so easy to focus on the negative. The negative is usually abrupt and loud, in your face, and demands to be acknowledged. The positive on the other hand is what we float… Continue reading