Dear Mamas: I hope you don't take it lightly. I hope you don't take it lightly, the responsibility that has been bestowed upon you. The gravity of the situation. The importance of the work that you do every day for your children. None of it is useless or worthless. Don't think for a second that… Continue reading Don’t Take It Lightly
Sister,You've been on my mindSister, we're two of a kindSo sister,I'm keepin' my eyes on you-Miss Celie’s Blues, ‘The Color Purple’ (written by Quincy Jones) Do you know my sister?If you say my name, you’ll run into hers.Like I imagine I’ll run into her when I see her in Heaven.Will I recognize her? Talking and… Continue reading A Tribute To My Sister
‘There is a time for everything,and a season for every activity under the heavens...’ -Ecclesiastes 3:1 Everyone desires to do something great in life. Recently I've been asking myself, ‘What is that ‘something great’ for me?’ Moms! Do you ever look around (mainly at your timelines on social media) and see all these people doing… Continue reading Something Great
I often wonder if I’m doing too much. I’m a transparency junkie, but I know not everyone else is. Just because I want to know the intricate details of everyone’s life doesn’t mean they want to know mine. Maybe it’s the therapist in me? I mainly wonder if I’m over sharing when it comes specifically… Continue reading Too Much?
‘Children are a heritage from the Lord,offspring a reward from him.’ -Psalm 127:3 Most days I wonder if and how I’m going to make it. Most days I’m so exhausted I can barely breathe. Most days my energy is devoured by my thoughts and the demands my little blessings put on me. Always thinking. Always… Continue reading When the Blessing Feels Heavy
In my last post I mentioned that rest helped me battle mastitis. How was I able to lay down uninterrupted with an 11 month old and a fresh newborn at home? Simple: my husband. My husband stayed home with the babies while I went to my OB and lactation appts. I was gone longer than… Continue reading The Best Daddy in the World
In light of recent events with Covid-19, the civil unrest and some personal circumstances, I have spent some time focusing on God's word. There are several verses in the Bible that I can say are my "favorite", but for this season of life I am focusing on the following scripture: "Trust in the Lord with… Continue reading Proverbs 3: 5-6
...and I'm surprised the movie wasn't released in theaters. I've seen a couple Facebook posts of people calling the movie "trash", but I actually liked it. This post isn't going to be a review of the movie, just my thoughts and feelings about it. I'm not going to explain the plot or give a play… Continue reading I Finally Watched Bird Box…
Hello blogging world! I've missed you! What have you been up to? Me? Oh, you know...just moving over 1000 miles away from my place of residence for the past 5 years. In one of my last posts I announced that my husband and I would be moving to Florida (you can read about it here).… Continue reading How’s Florida?!
"There's some things you can only learn about God through suffering." TD Jakes For the past 5 years I have been wrestling with this question: Should I have moved to Cincinnati? I spent a lot of time categorizing Cincinnati as "my biggest regret" and thinking about how much better my life would be now if… Continue reading My Biggest Regret?