I want to be the absolute GREATEST wife and mother. I don't believe in the "you do you" axiom that is so common nowadays. God did not design me to be average just like the Proverbs 31 woman is not average. 13 She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands. 14 She is like the… Continue reading Learning to Love My Peaceful Exhaustion
I remember when I was pregnant and daydreaming about having a six-month-old. He would sleep all night, take peaceful, long naps and let me hold him and cuddle him whenever I felt the urge. I would have plenty of time to write my book during his first year of life, and basically, things would be… Continue reading The Days of Small Things
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the… Continue reading Too Busy for Authenticity
I walked in the front door and saw my puppy's dirty footprints on the wood floor. I then glanced to the kitchen table to see my husband's work gear scattered all over the place. Finally, I looked in the kitchen sink to see a pile of dirty dishes, right next to an empty dishwasher. This… Continue reading Blessings Disguised as Messes
Here I was, a recently married 24-year- old woman asking myself, “What next?” I was searching for the perfect career that would complement my strengths and passions, but what I found was corporate America.