It was one of those days. It was overcast outside. I wanted to do something, but I didn’t know what exactly I wanted to do. I was just in a funk. While my night-shift-working husband was in bed, I hopped in and said, “I need affirmation.” He patted my leg. Thanks, babe! I was beating … Continue reading Sought Out
At the start of this new year, the word that kept coming to mind is “intentionality.” I have to admit though, being 3 weeks into 2018 already, I haven’t done such a good job at being intentional! I try to muster up the desire to fulfill my list below, but I continually fall short. I have … Continue reading Intentionality in 2018
I know I say it all the time, but life is always busy - for everyone, it seems! It is mid-January, but I am just now taking time to sit down and really ponder the last year. It started with our baby boy arriving on January 15th. He was perfect... But he wasn’t - he … Continue reading Kissing 2017 Goodbye
Have you ever been in a season of winter when you just longed for the spring? When you were barren spiritually, emotionally, mentally or physically, and just so desired to blossom again and to feel life bloom inside of you? Everyone was created with longing. Sometimes we can pinpoint what we're longing for, but sometimes … Continue reading Do You Want to be Satisfied?
I painted my nails the other night and watched Gilmore Girls to let them dry. At 10:40, I knew I had to get the baby up for his last feed, which was already later than usual. My nails were still tacky, but I picked him up, changed his diaper, and began feeding him while rocking … Continue reading Wet Nails and Good Promises
For the past month I’ve been walking through one of the hardest seasons of my life. Our baby boy has literally been screaming in pain for 10-11 hours nonstop for the past four weeks. As a mama, nothing can hurt my heart worse. James’s tear ducts came in, so his water-filled and flowing eyes would … Continue reading In the Night
Typically in April, I begin thinking more about the events of the Cross. I think of all that Jesus went through. Though blameless, accused. Though perfect, condemned. Though powerful, willingly subjected to beatings and a tree. Good Friday is for remembering the hours that darkness seemed to have won, but Sunday is for remembering Jesus' … Continue reading Easter’s Meaning