And Yet

I am tired. Physically, spiritually, emotionally. Do you ever feel like there is too much to do, and you have no idea where to begin? I feel that. Heavy and annoying on my heart. So many things, ideas, dreams, and goals that I can not seem to accomplish simply because I don’t want to start.Continue reading “And Yet”

Grow, Build, & Work

From him (Christ) the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Ephesians 4:16, emphasis added Last week, I tested my parenting and bravery by waving goodbye to my husband as he ventured off with a bunch of middle schoolContinue reading “Grow, Build, & Work”

Like Vines: IT’S A GIRL

“It’s a girl.” I was laying there while the technician rolled over my belly with the ultrasound probe, my hands on my forehead, my mouth hanging open. She typed it onto the screen while she highlighted exactly how she knew. I waited for the tears to come, because hadn’t I told a myriad of peopleContinue reading “Like Vines: IT’S A GIRL”

My Praises & Hallelujahs

Before I begin, I want to shed some dead skin. This year, I bought PowerSheets for the first time. I was so excited. And then I got pregnant, and I lost every motivation to keep them updated. The guilt was fierce. An investment I had made in myself last November was now sitting, collecting dust.Continue reading “My Praises & Hallelujahs”

Run, Girl

“Stay in your lane.” My friend and I have a thing. We’re always telling each other, “I love running in my lane next to you,” because more often than not, we are always running towards similar, God-driven goals, surrounded by our families, both made up of three boys a piece. Running next to someone whoContinue reading “Run, Girl”

How To: Be Who You Always Wanted to Be

I used to have my entire life planned out on paper. One of my best friends and I would spend entire sleepovers dreaming up our futures. We would talk about it for hours: the man we would marry, the job we would have, where we would live, how many kids we would have, the sizeContinue reading “How To: Be Who You Always Wanted to Be”