I have this word, this idea, that nags at me daily. It digs down deep into the very core of who I am. I have written about it before but I still can’t shake it. Perfection. Perfect. If I don’t think I will succeed, and not even just succeed but excel, at something I don’t try. There are some things I do without that perfect seal of approval but I question and doubt how well I do. One of those… Read more »

I envy those parents who can live with their rose colored glasses intact. Mine fell off approximately two days after I found out I was pregnant with my first, and I haven’t been able to put them back on since. I barely got to enjoy the excitement of finding out I was pregnant with our first child before what my doctor called a threatened miscarriage began. I’m not sure how attached other mothers are at that point but I was all… Read more »

I’ve only been on an airplane 4 times in my life. If you’ve been on a plane before you know the drill. Board the plane, get your belongings settled, and then the flight attendant goes over the safety instructions. I’ve never thought much about them, other than making sure I have them memorized in case I the plane was in an emergency situation. 🙂 But, there is one instruction that I have been thinking about recently. If the oxygen masks… Read more »

Warning: Sappy post ahead 🙂 I always knew I wanted to be a mom. I had many other dreams as well but that one was always a no brainer. I was over-the-moon with joy when we found out we were expecting our first baby. I had read so many articles in the months before about pregnancy I’m pretty sure I should have been a pro. Wrong. So wrong. From a threatened miscarriage, to hyperemesis, to wacky test results that needed… Read more »

Have you ever felt that tug on your heart to talk to someone about Jesus? Maybe it’s someone you know well or that you’ve just met. How do you respond to that feeling? Do you take the challenge head on by sharing the gospel and having a respectful conversation? Maybe you share some of your personal experiences or struggles and how Jesus has helped you or worked in your life. If you have done this several times you know you… Read more »