In this time of bustle and hurry, I have been playing this Advent Affirmation we were introduced to at church on repeat. It is a great reminder to slow down and enjoy the wait. To enjoy the small things, the everyday things, the ordinary things. It is a reminder to slow down and remember why… Continue reading Enjoying the wait
Heavenly Father, When I feel crushed by my own worries, Lift my mind and help me to see the truth. When fear grips me tight and I feel I cannot move, Free my heart and help me to take things one step at a time. When I can’t express the turmoil inside, Calm me with… Continue reading A Prayer for Confronting Fear
Are you met with grunts after school when you ask what did you do today? I have been lately. I don't know whether it is because I no longer have the little girls in this photo, they are all grown up and in the teenage years...but since I have been asking different questions I have… Continue reading How was your day? What did you do?
Please join us every Sunday in Advent at FBCS. There are a lot of fun activities and free extras all December long. Everyone is welcome!
“Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances. ” Maya Angelou I've been thinking about rhythm, since finishing school I have been searching for a new balance in life. I am so used to going 100 miles an hour headlong into a pages long to do list that I am struggling to find a new… Continue reading Rhythm
"His coming is as brilliant as the sunrise. Rays of light flash from his hands, where his awesome power is hidden." Habakkuk 3:4 I've been reading through Habakkuk this week preparing for Sunday school. It really spoke to my heart. It seems very applicable to my feelings and hopes today. My lament: There is so much wicked… Continue reading Habakkuk in 2019
As I prepare for the upcoming spiritual retreat, 48 hours of which will be spent in silence and relative solitude I am once again thinking of how I personally see God in my daily life. I see Him at work in my children, in my home, and in nature. I instincly know He is here… Continue reading Finding God Through a Lens
According to dosomething.org, approximately 91% of women are unhappy with their bodies and only 5% of women naturally possess the body type often portrayed by Americans in the media. I am not one of those women who has a magazine ready body! Now that I have finished grad school and am trying to squeeze into… Continue reading Let’s talk body image
Our CATS kids made this for the Palm Sunday worship guide cover and it is making me so very happy. We are entering Holy Week, This is one of my most favorite times of the year, yet for some reason it seems more busy than centering this year. Even with the added meetings, events, homework,… Continue reading Being busy in a time of peace
When your kid comes downstairs well after bedtime and asks you, “Mom, what makes a person illegal? How do we know if a person is against the law?” My response (while being heartbroken that my baby is trying desperately to figure out how she can quickly tell just by looking at someone whether or not… Continue reading Kid questions are getting real…