Ever have an "ahhh hah!" moment? Well let me tell you, I sure did. And it blew. me. a.w.a.y. We can't assume we're going to pass a test we never study for. Likewise, we can't assume we foreknew all there was to know about parenting prior to birthing these little people. Depending on your career … Continue reading Breakthrough MOMent! #thankyouJesus
Our 7-year-old is having some terrible separation anxiety. She's very attached to us and though we're honored she wants to be with us all the time, there comes a time when independence from us is a must. Like when showering. Going to the toilet. And school, to name a few. It's been an act of … Continue reading Just Say Jesus..
Mercy. Google defines it as "compassion or forgiveness shown toward someone whom it is within one's power to punish or harm." Can you use a little mercy today? Think about this for a moment. There are 365 days in a year. Take your age and multiply that by 365. Seriously, do … Continue reading lawd have mercy.
Since the beginning of time, God has been in the fixer upper business. He doesn't generally pick those in the front of the line. He's known for patiently waiting on those the world overlooks. The rejected, despised, "too young," "too old," inexperienced newbies. He takes the ones who are picked last in gym class and brings them … Continue reading Don’t Hide Your Gift ❤
I'm getting old, y'all. Seriously. Next year I will be attending my 10 year high school reunion. *slams head to the table* I've spent the past few days spending precious time with family and friends in my hometown so I'm feeling a little extra sentimental this week. 😉 So without further adue, here are … Continue reading 27 Things I’ve learned @ 27
Reading in Revelations this morning, I was humbled to the point of tears. The kids will be up soon and I don't want you to miss this so I'll make it quick. Ready? Your prayers aren't just hitting the ceiling. (I know sometimes it really does feel this way, doesn't it?) No, my sweet … Continue reading Your Prayers are Precious to God
Today was filled with little people whininess and attitudes and fussing galore. Lions and tigers and bears, OH MY! Just an all around crapola day to be frankly honest. So to salvage some sanity I put the kids to bed early and have been enjoying some quiet mommy and Jesus time. #breathe #sweetJesus I … Continue reading Undeserved Love
"God's not dead, He's surely alive! He's living on the inside roaring like a lion." - Newsboys And that He did. Today, actually. This morning I found myself in the shower crying. The realization that God uses cracked vessels to accomplish His will is so overwhelming. "Use me, Lord. I just want … Continue reading Naked Prayers
Sometimes we find ourselves being thrusted into uncomfortable, unfamiliar places. Life gets unbearable, painful and just plain sucky at times. It's easy in our human nature to tense up, clam up and close up. But instead - God wants us to grow. He wants us to prosper and gain wisdom and knowledge. And sometimes we … Continue reading In the Potter’s Hands
Light and darkness cannot coexist. Either there is total darkness without the presence of light, or there is light overtaking the darkness. Think about it. Your bedroom is pitch black because all lights are off. When you turn on a lamp or flip a light switch - instant light! The darkness can no longer remain … Continue reading Step Into the Light