My eyes were burning. My heart was pounding. It was 2:00 AM, and I was wired from the internet frenzy that was election night. I had multiple Twitter feeds open in multiple tabs. The tabs contained two right-wing conservative white males, a Catholic blogger who lived in California, a pro-LGBT outspoken feminist “evangelical,” and a … [Read more…]
I’m not the biggest fan of baby showers. Also, when we were pregnant with our second baby, we didn’t really need much (perks of having two boys and saving everything). I had read about the idea of having a Blessingway or Mother Blessing online and in my Birthing From Within Journal. “Unlike a traditional baby shower, where … [Read more…]
Linking up today with Emily Freeman, sharing all of the random things I learned in March. 1. The best TV romances are the ones you don’t see coming…especially between your two Grey’s Anatomy / Private Practice favorite characters of all time. This needed to happen. And I’m so glad it did. 2. The Grey’s Anatomy … [Read more…]
It’s been a truly blessed couple of weeks. We found out just before Thanksgiving that Russ had been offered a job as a government employee. His new job would start December 15th, which gave us several more weeks to just be together as a family without stressing out about actually finding a job. Granted, the … [Read more…]
I really have no words for how difficult the last few weeks have been for our family. Our son’s behavior has led to both a suspension and expulsion from his private preschool (although those words were never used and the school was ever-so-gracious about both). While we are well on our way to getting some … [Read more…]
And I want you to know that somewhere, in that mess you look at and call life, there is beauty there too. Grasp it. Hold onto it. Share it. Because it is your hope.
My husband told Ezra that we were going to take Cow on our trip with us so that he could have all sorts of adventures. And that we would take pictures of Cow so that he could look at them when he got back.
Thank you so much for your outpouring of heartfelt comments on my last post. It was so nice to feel less alone – and I was reminded yet again of the power of vulnerability and how it can touch the hearts of others when I least expect it. Now, it’s that time when I share … [Read more…]
God our Father We thank You For our many blessings Amen
Finding God’s beauty in spite of our messy, everyday life. A lengthly post of pictures and updates from August and September 2013.