Faith | Trusting God

When Faith Is Hard

Faith is complex. When challenge comes to visit my faith gets fuzzy. And dependent on the circumstance, I freeze, freak out or doubt. One of the three. I wish I could say I’m a professional Christian with an always on fire type of faith. But having faith is hard sometimes. Thomas, one of Jesus’ disciples has […]

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Life | Motherhood | Trusting God

November + The First 6 Months With Baby

Happy November!   I’m holding my sweet Azariah as she sleeps. (Yes, I can type with one hand. Slowly!) She loves to sleep on me. And today I don’t have the heart to put her down. She has been a bit out of sorts. Me too. Plus, I think she loves the sound of me […]

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blogger | Motherhood | Writing

Two Daily Practices That Are Helping Me Pursue Goals

Most of my time and much of my energy is devoted to my blessings and responsibilities. They deserve it! And time has flown by for me since May. Nights are long and the days feel short. There is always something to do. I feel like super woman one minute and hit the wall of exhaustion […]

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Faith | Life

She Is The Proverbial Kind Of Girl

It was late. My baby was asleep and the husband was studying. But I needed to sweat. If only for 20-minutes. So I walked to the gym under big clouds and rain drops. And pondered my hearts desires. Ideas only dream chasers and makers have.  Work from home and care for my divinely given abode. […]

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Health | Whole30

10 Whole30 Items That Will Help You Complete Your Challenge

These 10 Whole30 items that will help you complete the challenge are actually always in my home. It really doesn’t matter if I am doing the Whole30 or not. The husband and I eat as healthy as possible every day. Of course we have our treat days or indulgent type meals. But I have learned […]

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Daily Prompt | Life

What If Tomorrow Never Comes?

Some seasons are harder than others. Wouldn’t you agree? My thoughts have grumbled my selfish first world worries. Yet I have taken in the eyes of hungry Guatemalan babes and hopeless mothers. I have seen an old woman praising God for her simple bag of rice and beans. As if she won the lottery. Her […]

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Faith | Motherhood | Podcasts

Learning How To Practice And Pursue Slow Living

I went for a short walk today around the small lakes by our home with my baby. She was sound asleep in her stroller soaking in some Vitamin D. I had one earbud in as I listened to a podcast. I love podcasts. The newest addition to my playlist is called Goal Digger recently discovered via […]

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Faith | Lessons | Life

An Unexpected House Guest & A Lesson About Being In Control

Have you ever felt like everything was out of your control? I often do. Every day. Last week, ready for bed, my sweet baby snuggled on my chest. She had just finished her night time bottle. Perhaps we can get to sleep early… Sleep. It sounded so good. I needed it bad. My husband did […]

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blogger | Entrepreneur | mompreneur | Motherhood | Trusting God

The Paradox Of My Daily Guilt

There’s this guy who wrote a book about fear and punching it in the face. I am a continual fear puncher. He wrote another book about starting over in your career. Declaring a “do over.” Mine is still in process. Both books are great reads by Jon Acuff. The other night I gave my husband […]

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Faith | Motherhood | Trusting God

Newborn News & What I Have Learned The First Two Months With My Baby

It’s a new month! My newborn baby girl smiled and my heart grew 3 sizes! I know the angels her beautiful eyes see were entertained.  These first two months with my baby have been beautiful and life altering. She is healthy and so strong! Truly I have never felt this overflow of joy and complete […]

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