Grateful for... “A praying mom’s love and covering” AwakenedEars attunedTo the soothing cadenceOf a languageOnly heaven understandsPraises and petitionsWorship and warringUtterances from a heartSurrendered and seekingSacred moments of His gloryResting and refreshingWrapped in the peace of His presenceWhen Mom prays-LAS
2020! What a year...and it’s not done yet. The highs, the lows and so many firsts, including the first (and probably now second, third....) time my kids have really seen me cry. I’m the mom with the schedule and lists, always with a plan. I’m the mom that hovers, hugs and holds hands. I’m also … Continue reading Letting Them See Me Cry
Verses & stanzas, rhyme & reason, it’s a celebration of the poetic! Couldn’t let the day end without sharing a couple of my new faves. Who’s your favorite poet? Your favorite poem?
Folks are definitely not getting the social distancing memo and cabin fever is real to a lot of people right now. My family took a Sunday drive and circled some regional parks. We thought we might get out to walk some trails but there were way too many people, way too close. *Danger flashers* And … Continue reading You Learn Something New Everyday: Quarantine Edition #3
Learned my 13 year old son has become a news connoisseur and pretty astute on current events. Thank you 8th grade Social Studies! Learned the same son was selected to attend the CollegeBound Foundation’s Success Seminar at Johns Hopkins. I’m sure Corona will cancel this event but so glad he’s being recognized for his hard … Continue reading You Learn Something New Everyday: Quarantine Edition #2
Let’s face it, at this point, many of us are on a somewhat steep learning curve. So I’ve decided to start recording the new things I learn over the next few weeks...from the deeply spiritual to the ridiculously funny and everything in between. Feel free to share your learning moments! In 3rd grade science, I … Continue reading You Learn Something New Everyday: Quarantine Edition #1
My “To Read” list for the next few weeks. As an introvert, I must admit that the idea of being confined to my home is a little dreamy. It’s exciting to think of all the books I could read. Of course as a mom, who has to telework, the dream does a subtle face-plant into … Continue reading What’s on Your List?
It's late and I hear the pitter patter of rain drops (at least that's what I think it is or it could be my mind playing tricks on me). The hubby and kids are asleep and...uh...I need to be right along them. But it's been a crazy week- full of pesky coughs, serious bronchitis, yucky … Continue reading Little Things
Can I just gush a minute? About Jesus you ask? Well of course, He is absolutely the best thing that has ever happened to me. My life without Him, I don't even want to imagine! About my hubby and kids? Well I love them madly, they are my motivation, my home team, we are the … Continue reading Love and Adoration
Today I celebrate the birth of the woman who gave me life. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM!My mom is one of God's greatest blessings to me. I'm so grateful for her love, her prayers, her encouragement, and her listening ear. I'm grateful for her example of a godly woman, wife and mother. I grateful that though we're … Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude Day 9