This isn't the first time I've found myself here. I'm sitting in church and the Pastor's speaking. As I begin to connect the dots of the direction of the sermon, my pulse quickens and my skin feels flushed. Boxes are being ticked off in my head. I wasn't living in sin. … Continue reading When great faith doesn’t result in great miracles.
Right as I begin to leave her room, Callie cries out "Snuggle with me mama!" It's just me tonight--Chris is at his men's bible study plus it's way past her bedtime--so needless to say, I'm ready to have some "me" time. I briefly remember reading an article earlier in the week on how quickly time … Continue reading Bedtime Snuggles
As I walked on the treadmill this morning, I whispered a dangerous prayer. "Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting." (Psalm 139:23-24) I knew God would speak, … Continue reading Search Me, God
As I was getting ready this afternoon (yeah I know that's pretty late in the day, but when you're a stay-at-home mom sometimes you do things a little differently haha!), I was thinking of different places or things Chris and I could do on our long-overdue date tonight. Out of nowhere, … Continue reading Removing Heart Splinters
Just the other night after a rough day with Callie, I plopped down on our bed and asked Chris, "I wanna know why people have kids. Why did we sign up for this?" He looked disappointed and incredulous that those harsh words had even formed in the still air. But I genuinely wanted to be … Continue reading Gentle Whispers
1. I just showered. So, tell me why again I'm blowing hot air on my head? Why am I now sweating? Didn't I just take a shower to get clean? Why am I losing at life already? 2. Forgot I was wearing a necklace...what is this ring of fire burning my skin! 3. Also, forgot … Continue reading Reasons Why I Hate Blow-Drying My Hair:
Last spring, I randomly came across Charissa Steyn's blog. I honestly can't even remember how I found it.. but she was doing a series on going on a "road trip" with God that summer. It was a call to go on a fun adventure by traveling deeper into His heart. Because … Continue reading When you find a random blog that changes your life