I’ve been told that people think I’m fragile and/or dramatic because I am so open with my personal struggles. I am a lot of things, but fragile is not one of them. Fragile like a bomb, maybe(LOL. Totally kidding). Dramatic? I don’t know. I’m a pretty serious person. I don’t enjoy drama, but I’m always… Read More The 19 Year Afghan: A Personal Narrative
The people who know me best know I am stubborn and have strong opinions. Some of them are well formed, and some of them are sort of innately rooted from my upbringing. In our society today, there are so many people like me with strong opinions, and the handling of such is poor and has… Read More Stop to Listen
Have you ever been praying and had an image pop into your mind that is a perfect metaphor of what God is trying to teach you? Today I was praying for God to help me to be more intentional about leading my children to walk closely with Him, and the image of a relief worker… Read More Returning to the Source
Hey there, Momma. Have you been struggling, weighed down by ALL THE THINGS you have to do just to get through a day? I was on full out survival mode for a good two years; maybe more, but I really don’t want to count. I have a real tendency to get choked under the hold… Read More A Note to Mothers Who are Struggling: What Do You Want Them to Remember?
I’ve learned something huge about what it means to love one another this year, and I wish I could go back and teach it to my younger self. Over the last 12 months, I cannot even count how many times people supported my family and showed us actual, tangible love. We bought a house last… Read More Just Show Up: How to Love Your Neighbor