But isn’t that the point, really? Because you can brand a website, but you can’t brand your life. You can create a style sheet for your blog, but you can’t create a style sheet for your kids. They are gonna be who they are and do what they are going to do, regardless of the perfect plans you have for them. Because God knows what He’s doing way more than we do. And He’s making something beautiful out of our messy life. Beautiful…messy…motherhood…marriage…faith…life. It’s still messy. It’s still beautiful. Beautiful…in His time. That’s what it’s always been. That’s what it will always be.
Our family calls it “the special store.” We have gone there for potty-training reward outings, special daddy-son dates, and on days like today: when the park is too hot, Barnes and Noble is too small, the play-place at the mall has gotten old, and everything else is too expensive. It’s big enough to run around … [Read more…]
It seems like I just did one of these posts. I figured that this series would run once a month…or so… but as I refuse to set any sort of official blog schedule for myself, then I can do it whenever I want. Even if it’s been less than two weeks since the last post. … [Read more…]