Children, Family, Thanksgiving

I Prayed for a baby and got one. Practically as soon as I prayed it, he began to grow. I turned all ugly shades of green and swelled and struggled for nine very long months, countless meals churned and didn’t stay put. Eventually I labored but still, this one was a struggle. Plans changed and…

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Children, Family, Five Minute Friday

I’m fighting a cold this week. My littlest has an ear infection and all this tells me that it’s fall, the season for these things. Our weather has been up and down and wet and sunny and I love the rollercoaser of this season. It’s been hard to dig in since getting back from Relevant.…

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Family, Giveaways, Giving Thanks, Grace, Growth, Obedience, Praise

 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last—and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you. John 15:16 I went dry and thirsty to the font. I believed I would find water there. I prayed…

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Children, Family, Giving Thanks, Love

In the middle of scouring dirty bathrooms, I break to check on her, when she’s quiet, that usually means trouble.  Seasoned Mom’s know this well. She is quiet, but this time, it’s not because she is unpacking my make-up bag behind the couch. She has not snuck off to the corner with the buttery Ritz…

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Children, Family, Five Minute Friday, Giveaways

Blessed Friday to you, my friends. We made it to the end of the week. And of course, you know my addiction to this Five Minute Friday game, with Lisa-Jo. The rules are simple,  set the timer for five minutes, write, don’t edit, and click ‘publish’. Then take a few minutes to encourage others who are…

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Family, Giving Thanks, Grace, Growth, Praise

Things around here have been…. A little crazy… A little intense… a little messy… a little, naughty… a little inexplicable… a little…je ne sais quoi… And as a result of all of this, I need a moment. Maybe a couple of moments…. But I need to catch my breath, hit the master reset button and…

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Family, Five Minute Friday, Giveaways, Growth

Hallelujah! It’s friday. Time to write for five minutes and not hammer the words with editing. Joining with Lisa-Jo from The Gypsy Mama again for Five Minute Fridays. The prompt this week is Growing. Go.  I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow. So neither the one who plants nor…

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