I plan. I pack. I prepare. I make lists. I lay out my clothes for the morning. I prep breakfast the night before. I have espresso waiting on my nightstand. Despite all my best intentions, my plans often fail. Or at least require modification. For instance, I planned on gong for my 5 mi tempo … More Best Intentions
The heart of a home is the kitchen. This was certainly true in my life. As one of the oldest children in a family of eight kids, I spent a great deal of time helping Mom prep, bake, and cook meals. By the time I was 14, I could easily make an entire dinner for … More A Mother’s Joy
On Easter Sunday, my pastor’s wife took a few moments after the service to ask how I was doing, and asked about my job. Tonight, my husband and I had a heart to heart talk about how we were doing as a couple, and it provided me with the opportunity to put into words the … More Compromise
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens” (Ecclesiastes 3:1, NIV). I am beginning to understand that Life is full of seasons. Just like the calendar year, we all have not just days, but seasons of struggle and peace, stormy clouds and sunshine. Right now, it’s kinda rainy … More For everything, there is a season
Ever heard the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child”? I’ve never really contemplated this saying until last weekend. I’ve been back at work since I was 12 weeks postpartum. Little Man is now 6 months old – he is growing so fast!!! How I wish my pregnancy went this quickly… But, even … More "It takes a village…"