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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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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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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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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Faith | Motherhood

Blindsided by Breastfeeding

Our breastfeeding battle is real. I prepared for a lot during pregnancy. But not this. From nipple anatomy and difficult latching to the current conquest of milk supply and production. I thought breastfeeding was simple and natural Breastfeeding, natural? Absolutely. Simple? No. For me and many other mama’s out there. In my perfect pondered world […]

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Faith | Motherhood

Happy Mother’s Day And A New Life On The Way!

Mother’s Day! As I write this post I am just over 37 weeks pregnant. Today, Mother’s Day holds an entirely new meaning for me. New life is continually fusing and forming inside my body. Inside my body. A beating heart and a soul are being woven within. Although the first trimester felt like an eternity, (oh the […]

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Faith | Health | Trusting God

How I Cured My Kidney Infection + What It Taught Me

It was rainy and cold in New York. I was so ready to go back home to Florida. As Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz says, there is no place like home! My parents and I had finished our Hot Chocolates at the Starbucks near our Leo House Hotel in Chelsea. Goodbyes with hugs and […]

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Faith | Motherhood | preparation | Trusting God

The Best Kind of Heart Surgery and Preparing for Baby

Did you know? “Your heart is one giant pump. Every minute, your heart pumps about five quarts of blood through a system of blood vessels that’s over 60,000 miles long, according to the Cleveland Clinic. That translates to about 2,000 gallons of blood every day.” – The heart is such an intricate muscular organ, it is […]

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Faith | Pregnancy | Trusting God

Learning About Love While Expecting Baby

What is love? I asked God again, after a long day and a heavy heart. I thought about my love question for some time. Several weeks went by and I found out I was pregnant. I thought back to the moment in the living room. I saw where I was sitting and I remembered asking […]

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