Amen

Lord, thank you.  Thank you for this man. This amazing and perfect man. This man I never realized existed.  This man who changed everything.  Lord, thank you.  Thank you for sending me a man who loves You more than he loves himself. A man who knows You. A man who fears You. A man who …

You Can Be

So recently I've been living or trying to live (verdict is still out on that) in a season of contentment.  God has really put it on my heart that despite my best efforts this is where I am supposed to be, doing what I'm supposed to be doing.  I can stop trying to run.  I …

It Had to End

Earlier this week, when I found myself on the phone talking to my ex there was something different about him. It wasn't that we were getting along. It wasn't that he was finally saying all the things I had wished he had been saying. But it was that he was happy. He was actually happy. …

Round Two

I have spent most of the day yelling.  My kids are in that stage where all they do is tell on each other and fight. Maybe that's a bit of an exaggeration, but a vast majority of our day is just that. I try to be that calm mother. The one who doesn't raise her …

Perception

It's funny how a little perception can change a whole lot of the view. Remember last week when I was talking about how I sometimes look around the house and I'm overwhelmed because I'm the only one who cleans. Or does dishes. Or laundry. Or kills really big spiders.  Or buys a Christmas tree. This …

But Maybe…

Well, it's finally here. The end of 2015. What a year?!  (Can I get an 'Amen'?!) I've thought a lot about this post. About what I would say. About my reflection on this past year. I've been reading so many updates and Facebook statuses from friends who are wishing nothing but ending of this year. …