The last few years have really played a big role in revealing and redefining who I am. There was a lot I thought I already knew about myself, and a lot I thought I’d already worked through, but motherhood and a global pandemic really showed me something new about myself and the world. So, I … Continue reading motherhood reveals brokenness
Did you know systemic gaslighting is a thing? Especially in governments, religious bodies, and the medical field. Did you know there are generations of people and cultures around the world who are predisposed to gaslighting. They are predisposed to thinking they are being encouraging, helpful, corrective or loving when they express sentiments that may actually … Continue reading Self-Care Saturday: Gaslighting & Boundaries in Relationships We Want to Keep
Let me tell you, I have an amazing mom. Like, one of the best in the entire world. I also have a Masters in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family therapy focusing on kids and teens. Yet, even with all of this - great example and great education, there is just a … Continue reading Things I Wasn’t Really Prepared for as a Mom
It's been a while since I've shared my heart here. I know I posted at least once since my Little Ladybug was born, but since then, I've been adjusting to our new reality. During the last 3 months - that's right, we made it 3 months! - I have been caught up in the whirlwind … Continue reading Postpartum and a New Reality
There is so much that has been playing in my head in the 2 months since baby girl arrived. I need to sit down and write all my posts, share my must haves, begin to talk about the tiny house & ministry journey we are taking as a family of 3, but I have been … Continue reading Easing Back Into Life
I once wrote about Goodbye being hello in disguise... And, that's what I'm here to share today. A goodbye that is really a hello in disguise. First the AMAZING news: I'm going to be a mom! That's right! In a little over 6 months, my husband & I will be greeting our little bundle. not sure … Continue reading A Beginning and an End
You ever let fear hold you back from something - something you know you want to do, maybe even something you know you'd be good at. I'm there right now. There is a career move, job experience I would like to get. One that people have been telling me they could see me in since … Continue reading Walking Forward in Faith
Today, I was struck by the thought: When I become a mom, I should probably work part-time...
My submission is called to be different than his. Mine revolves around due respect, of him, of his position, of our relationship, and of Christ's headship over both of us. His revolves around the command to love & sacrifice, caring for me as Christ does his church.
You know, I'm not sure that meet-cutes happen much anymore. You know the stories: Boy meets girl: eyes meet across the room; they both reach for the same apple; they bump into each other on the sidewalk; and the list goes on. Then, they fall in love. #SoulMates No, I just don't know how often … Continue reading How I Met…