Motherhood, mothers day, Uncategorized

Mamas and strawberry lemonade

My mom is genuinely my best friend. My husband jokes about the amount of time I spend with her...but I explained to him how she's not like "most moms". How she will stand with me in the pit at a concert drinking wine and dancing or go totally natural with our similar wavy hair or… Continue reading Mamas and strawberry lemonade

freedom, i am enough, made in God’s image, quit comparing, love

Enough.

I have a tendency to look at life through how can this be improved lenses. Some people might call that having goals or always trying to improve. And my husband is the same driven type. So contentment isn't our strong suit. I found myself being especially hard on my body. Even at my skinniest I… Continue reading Enough.

Easter, Family Life, love, Miracles, The Cross, God’s Faithfulness, wedding

A Miracle

It's a few days before Easter.  And as I reflect on the cross and the miracle of Jesus rising from death, I am awed once again.  That the Son of God would die for me and you, is miraculous in itself.  But it didn't end there, he conquered death and our sin, so we can live victoriously now… Continue reading A Miracle

gratefulness, unselfishness, letting God, morning pages, morning ritual,, mornings, Motherhood, Uncategorized

Morning Pages

I'm not a morning person by nature. I'm a two cups of coffee and maybe I'll talk to you kinda person in the morning. Some days it is three cups and a shot of espresso but whose counting... Unless I'm on vacation. Then I can't wait to wake up. I'm like a kid on Christmas… Continue reading Morning Pages

Lent, Seasonal, Uncategorized

An Awakening

Today is Ash Wednesday. It is the first day of Lent, which is the 40 day period before Easter. When I think of Lent these words come to my mind: awakening , reflection, gratitude, repentance. Lent is more than an ancient tradition observed by some. To me it is a time of “setting apart” for… Continue reading An Awakening