Waiting on God

"Strength will rise as we wait upon the Lord." Most of us don't like waiting. There are some places for me where my patience abounds but when it comes to myself, I have no ability to wait. My expectations of how fast or how well I do something comes with little to no grace and... Continue Reading →

Investing Time

Life is made up of a collection of moments. The moment you read this is the only one you have right now. We can’t live in the future of our plans any more than if we spend our days dwelling on the past that we can somehow change it. Those moments are gone. Left to... Continue Reading →

Choosing Victory

I have been on a journey of freedom this past three weeks. To open myself up to seeing all of the things that God wants to transform in my life and giving him the free reign to change me, to change my life and to shed light on my foot path. It is not easy.... Continue Reading →

A love letter

As I was finishing my prayers and my study, this love letter came to me. I pray that it blesses you as it has blessed me. God wants us to live in freedom. The key to freedom is what are we focused on? He wants to be our focus. Focus on anything other than him... Continue Reading →

Infinitesimal

in·fin·i·tes·i·mal (/ˌinfinəˈtes(ə)m(ə)l/) adjective 1. extremely small."an infinitesimal pause" minute, tiny, minuscule, extremely small, very small Our universe is so expansive. To consider how big we are in the grand scheme of things is to become overwhelmed by the magnitude of creation. We are in fact infinitesimal. So very small in the world, in the universe... Continue Reading →

Too fast 

It goes too fast. I watched a video on Facebook showing a days perspective from both the mom and the little girl. What seems ordinary to us is magic to them. Kids can often see so much more than we can.  I want to see life through that lens. The lens that life is magical.... Continue Reading →

Selfish

I am selfish. I hope this doesn't surprise you. I have said on many occasions that I hate sharing my children with my ex. I continue to believe that a child deserves the best a parent can offer. He is losing his girls right before my eyes. I will not intervene. And I have warned... Continue Reading →

Adversity

Adversity: noun, plural adversities for 2. 1.adverse fortune or fate; a condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distress: A friend will show his or her true colors in timesof adversity. You can only grow stronger in situations that provide you with adversity. Defined above as calamity or distress. I am taking a deep breath this morning and trying to learn from adversity. What is affecting you so? Well I will tell you. I still find myself working at Starbucks. 2 years... Continue Reading →

The Empty Womb

At the prompting of my sister and husband I am taking a walk through my feelings today. See, I am struggling with the thought of never having another baby. Not just any baby. But my sweet husband's baby. I have always wanted four. Not sure why. When I left my ex I was sure I... Continue Reading →

Gone

This morning my sweet chorkie Luci passed away. We don't know why she died. We just know that she left a little hole in our lives. She was a sweet girl, a real part of our family. She is being cremated and we should have her back at home in a few days. I know... Continue Reading →

Wish Granted

So yesterday, when I told Joe that I had to take the girls to their dad's he was sad. He thought we were going to get to go to the park this weekend and have a picnic with the kids. Well it turns out that our wish is granted. My ex calls me yesterday to... Continue Reading →

Home Sweet Home

The wonder of being home is having my girls within arms distance. It is wonderful and brilliant and makes my life lighter and easier. I feel very stressed out when the girls aren't home. It is a long and painful weekend when they are gone. There is no end to the worrying and there is... Continue Reading →

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