Once upon a time… There was a little girl who dreamed of being married and raising beautiful little children who would love the Lord and each other. There wasn’t a white picket fence, but there was a big oak tree with a tire swing, a creek with tadpoles, a kitchen counter with a fresh loaf… Continue reading Taking 4 Steps Back
Have you ever gotten a continual message from God…over and over and over again in as many different ways as you can imagine? Lately that has been my experience with the gospel. Every book I pick up, every sermon I hear, every quote I find, and every verse I read points me to the gospel…or… Continue reading Do You Know How to Live Grace?
So the other morning, my youngest daughter decided to completely fall apart about socks. To say it was a disaster is putting it mildly. About 5 minutes into the exchange, I realized that I was acting more immature than my 6 year old. I wasn’t sure how to stop the spiral, so unfortunately….I didn’t. I… Continue reading sensory issues, socks, and serious stuff
Happy 2013! I saw something funny online yesterday. It said, “My New Year’s resolution is to remember to write 2013.” Wouldn’t it be nice if that was all that we needed to resolve to do? I have so much I want to change about my life that I shudder to think what my resolution list would… Continue reading Hope in the New Year
Recently a sweet friend gave me a parenting book. Thankfully I’m at a good place to receive it…I know I’m in over my head! Single parenting five children is daunting, difficult, and downright exhausting. There was a time when I’d have been appalled that someone thought I might need any professional assistance with my parenting. … Continue reading Single Parenting by THE BOOK