I met up with a friend, Sarah, a few months back. She's one of those lifetime friends... You don't talk but maybe once or twice a year, but when you do, you haven't missed a beat. Let me just say, I am so thankful for those kinds of friends. I met her my 9th grade … Continue reading Overcoming Mom Guilt
This week we are at the beach. I love the beach. Growing up a few blocks from it was so much fun. Although I'm totally a Georgia girl now, I jump at the chance to go to the beach any time I can. Since we arrived, the double red flags have been out signaling that … Continue reading What the Ocean Taught me this Week
Recently I was out to dinner with my two Sister-in-laws and we got on the subject of quiet times. One of my sisters in law, Liz, asked how and what do we journal. My other sister in law, Heather, and I are journalers. We began to share our heart and our "process" of journaling with … Continue reading Journaling for Beginners: The S.O.A.P Method
Hello! In my last post I talked how the Holy Spirit longs to encourage us and give us wisdom. If you missed it, you can catch up here, Parenting with the Holy Spirit, Heavenly Encouragement (part 2) . God wants to partner with you. He wants to give you heavenly ideas to reach your child. … Continue reading Parenting with the Holy Spirit: Heavenly Ideas
A few months ago my family and I had the privilege of meeting up with beautiful friends from overseas. We met for lunch; them and their two sweet girls and John and I and our boys. As most "mom" conversations go, it was fun, crazy, a bit chaotic and seemed schizophrenic at times. Who can relate? Haha. You know the biggest thing I took away from that lunch?
In my last post I introduced what my world has been like with my super fun two year old. Ha-Ha. Thankfully the Holy Spirit has stuck with me and been the best support I could have asked for as a parent. Literally some days I would just ask Him, "Am I a bad mother? Am I doing it wrong?...
Over the last few months I have had more conversations with mothers about strong willed children, parenting and feeling worn out...Back at the end of the spring heading into summer in 2018, my 2 year old started acting out and becoming this completely...
Psalms 21:6 "You give him blessings forever; You cheer him with joy in your presence". HCSB C H E E R- (1) Give comfort or support to. (2) Shout for joy or in praise or encouragement. "For you have made him most blessed forever; You have made him exceedingly glad with Your presence". NKJV G … Continue reading Joy in God’s Presence
This morning at about 4 a.m., my 3 month old woke me up for a feed. I'll be honest, I didn't want to get up. I've been fighting a cold and just wanted to sleep! Haha. But I picked up my son, and an old hymn began playing in my head. All throughout the day … Continue reading The Sweetness of Trusting Jesus
This year has been a different season for me. I've been full on stay at home mom. I delivered our son, John Isaac, three weeks ago and while I am so elated to have a new little one, I've also had to sort through feelings of being stuck or stagnant in my own personal life. … Continue reading “Oh the places you’ll go!”