God’s {Perfect, Pure, and Real Love}… Walking… {Right in front of me}

Am I the only mother who continually compares my self to {all} other momma’s in the world? Am I the only mother, who feels regular guilt because I’m not participating in arts and crafts with my children? Am I the only mother who feels immense pressure to be like {her}? I dont look like {her},Continue reading “God’s {Perfect, Pure, and Real Love}… Walking… {Right in front of me}”

If I Withhold Faith, I Will Behold No Hope

A couple of nights ago, I was sitting in the living room, surrounded by my family and guiltily stressing about my graduate level research papers. Earlier, that afternoon I had noticed a friend requested prayer for her daughter on Facebook. Despite, my stress over my research papers due that evening, I continued to check FacebookContinue reading “If I Withhold Faith, I Will Behold No Hope”

Follow Your Dreams

God has been preparing my heart for the “counseling” mission field. God placed this desire within my heart many years ago, and has been preparing my heart for this mission. In the past year, this desire has become a continual nudge within my spirit. Once I realized my desire was a “holy desire”, a “calling”Continue reading “Follow Your Dreams”

Aspirations… Dreams… And Discerning God’s Direction

Write a book. Sing professionally… Earn a degree… Start an award winning blog… Begin a Bible study… Or a Christian mom’s group… What are your aspirations? Lately, I’ve been thinking about my life. Not “lately” but forever… all the time. I’ve wrestled with who I am… who does God want me to be… who doContinue reading “Aspirations… Dreams… And Discerning God’s Direction”

What Does It Mean To Be A Parent?

Being a parent is a blessing. A unique opportunity. Rich… Deep…. Ultimately fulfilling. Being a parent means countless hours. Enriched with Fun… Lots of laughter… Deep rooted pride. Being a parent means love. Having children… Feels like your heart is walking around outside of our body. Joy… Oh, the joy of being a parent. BeingContinue reading “What Does It Mean To Be A Parent?”

Praise To God and Count Each One Of Your Blessings

My son, Robby, wrote this poem and shared it with me tonight. I asked his permission to share it, and he said I could. I love the cute thoughts of young and innocent children. Here at my desk thinking. I have a lot of blessings in my life. I turn and start to work onContinue reading “Praise To God and Count Each One Of Your Blessings”

God Speaks To My Heart: Through A Boys Devotional, In The Side Pocket of A Mud Grimed Travel Bag

I I just arrived home from picking Robby up from his two day camp experience at Bradford Woods. ┬áIt’s a long time tradition for all 5th graders in Bloomington, In to attend this camp. Currently he’s taking a much needed shower, and I’m looking forward to hearing more highlights from his trip. ┬áRobby and IContinue reading “God Speaks To My Heart: Through A Boys Devotional, In The Side Pocket of A Mud Grimed Travel Bag”