Yesterday, my son graduated from high school. This is the third child that I've graduated, and it doesn't get any easier. It's tough watching your children grow up. On one hand, I'm so excited to watch what he does as he prepares to launch. On the other, I will miss the time I spend with … Continue reading Graduation is Hard on this Mama’s Heart
Good morning, ladies! The house is quiet, and the day has just dawned. This feels so good, doesn't it? At the same time, I'm looking forward to hearing tiny voices through my bedroom door shortly. There is nothing better than being a wife and mama! When I woke up this morning, I felt a wave … Continue reading Finding Contentment || May 2021
Do you want to protect your children? I know I sure do. Pretty much all of my decision making revolves around the safety of my children in some way. I tend to be a worrier, which doesn't help matters. I need to keep all of my thoughts focused on Christ and the Lord's will for … Continue reading Divine Protection
Should we give up our dreams to have children? Before I had children, I had a lot of dreams. Dreams of traveling, and dreams filled with all sorts of fun. I also had dreams of making a difference in the world. But those dreams usually involved becoming a missionary, or working in an orphanage. I … Continue reading Should We Give Up Our Dreams to Have Children?
Life has ups and downs. It is often beautiful and messy at the same time. Most of the time, I am so very grateful for the life I live. I have a wonderful husband, and nine children. I've been given everything that I could ever need. But sometimes, I feel like something is lacking. I … Continue reading Love the Life You Have
I feel like we are living in opposite world. Do you feel the same? We are being told that what we believe to be right is wrong, and that one opinion needs to be silenced. And the theories about what may happen next. Oh my. I found myself scrolling through Parler last night, shocked about … Continue reading Living in Opposite World
Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way."Psalm 37:7Y'all, I'm not very patient. I tend to want instant results whenever I start a new project. I can hardly wait for paint to dry on the walls before hanging pictures. Once I make a … Continue reading Resting and Waiting as a Mama
As a mom, I usually thought I was pretty prepared for what the world threw at me. But I never expected a pandemic!We are about 7+ months in now, and I feel like I'm bombarded with new questions every day.Should I sign my kids up for violin or not?What to do about birthday dinners?Should we … Continue reading What’s a Mom to do During a Pandemic?