I'm going to introduce a new feature on the blog, called the monthly round-up, in which I will share articles, videos, recipes, etc., that have blessed me or made me laugh in the past month. I'll start small... but as the weeks march on, I hope to collect more and more things to share with everyone. Enjoy! … Continue reading Monthly Round-Up — May Edition
Have you ever suffered from "I'm-a-failure syndrome"? I do. I know the symptoms well: everything makes me feel like a failure. This is how my thought process ends up going--- I lost patience with my younger sibling. I must be a failure. My room is a mess. I must be a failure. I can never… Continue reading I’m-a-Failure Syndrome
On the heels of my last series about lies (read those here, here, and here), replacing lies with truth has been fresh in my mind. And I began to realize that there's a lie I've been buying into recently. A few weeks ago, I would find myself saying or thinking things that seemed to indicate my… Continue reading Another Lie— Is God Good?
For as long as I can remember, I've wanted to be a mother. When I was six, my sister and I used to fight over who got to be Addie's (our baby sister's) "mommy" that day. When I was ten, two brand new babies entered the family... and it was wonderful to get the experience… Continue reading Motherhood– Worth It
I mentioned at the end of my last post that I had a "busy weekend." Well, it may have been a little more than just busy. On April 29-30, my mom, sister and I attended a homeschool conference---but it was so rich and so encouraging that (even though I personally don't homeschool any kids) I got so much out of it. (I'm… Continue reading A Sore Throat, an ER Visit, and a Really Awesome God
Welcome to post #3 of this series! If you missed numbers one and two, you can read them here and here, respectively. Lie #3--- "When we wallow in our sin, it lessens the power of the blood of Jesus' sacrifice." First, let me just say: Don't believe it! I think we buy into this lie in… Continue reading 3 Lies You Shouldn’t Believe (and the Truth that Destroys Them) (Part 3)