I sat down to work on our yearly Christmas e-mail this past Wednesday. Three hours later I was still typing and formatting. I got done and was completely overwhelmed and undone. December has already been so full. Just. So. Full. Of. Goodness. Sunday two weeks ago, we joined a Sunday School class that is discussing … [Read more…]
“For so he giveth his beloved sleep…” Our Sunday School teacher reads the words, and I literally laugh out loud with a snort. Let’s just say that I wasn’t feeling all too holy that morning. Once again, our special-needs five-year-old is in a disregulated phase, resulting in freakishly early mornings for this tired mom. For … [Read more…]
Last year, our family left the church we had been attending for over two years and began searching for something that would be a better fit for our family. While Ezra’s needs were not the main reason we left, they were definitely a factor. Going forward, we knew we would need to find a place … [Read more…]
In the bottom of my nightstand drawer sits my Bible. It is every bit the cliche of the “Bible collecting dust tucked away somewhere” that I always heard preached about. In all of the writing I’ve done here on my blog about faith, I haven’t talked much about it: the Word…tucked away in the bottom of … [Read more…]
August 25, 2015 – 39 weeks, 6 days I had originally planned to title this post “Strong enough? Finding the balance between female empowerment and dependence on God.” And I’m going to talk about that, I promise. But I realize, at 1 day shy of 40 weeks up at 5:30AM having contractions, that I can’t … [Read more…]
some of the randomness that’s been going through my head the past few weeks
Friendships between single and married women: some practical advice for married women, single women, and churches.
I realized then that I had hadn’t developed a new friendship with a single woman since I got married at the age of just-turned-21.
Beauty in the Mess ~ Edition 01.09.14
While this definitely wasn’t the most perfect, intentional, awe-worthy Christmas, we were oh so blessed the entire month long.
I would be lying if I said that the transition has been easy. But God has definitely made this place our home.
But then Allume will be over and I will return to the real. To the one-on-one. To the ladies I sit next to in choir and church Bible study and potluck dinners.
Finding God’s beauty in spite of our messy, everyday life. A lengthly post of pictures and updates from August and September 2013.
…somehow, I see beauty woven through the days and start feeling better