grief · Uncategorized

Grief, child loss, and life

Child.  Death.  Funeral.  Grief.  Survival.  New normal. Unfortunately, it is not as rare as you would think. These words stop me cold EVERY SINGLE TIME I see them. Since losing David, my eyes are open to the plight of the bereaved everywhere, especially in my own community.  A week ago my own small community faced the…… Continue reading Grief, child loss, and life

motivation · Uncategorized

Hate Mondays? Find them a drag? Wish it was the weekend?

Monday: the first day of a new week. And for some reason it has a bad reputation.   “Living for the weekend” is not a long-term strategy. One cannot go through life believing that 5 out of every 7 days are going to be spent doing some undesirable. Want to love Mondays? Let’s get ready to…… Continue reading Hate Mondays? Find them a drag? Wish it was the weekend?

Christianity · Uncategorized

Day 18: Praying for your husband

Are you just joining us now? If you are, welcome!  We are in the middle of 31 days of praying for our husbands.   Day 18 Pray that your husband will have an eternal perspective—living in light of eternity. Pray that he will reject materialism and temporal values and put God first in his life.…… Continue reading Day 18: Praying for your husband

Christianity · parenting · Uncategorized

My circus life: A frozen caterpillar, soggy Cheerios, science experiments, and the splash heard around the house

This morning…. All six children were up 45 minutes early when our typical wake up time is 6:45. I lost my alone time, but the morning went on… ….then my seven year old daughter spilled the sugar ALL OVER the floor and did not tell me until her one of her sister’s had already walked…… Continue reading My circus life: A frozen caterpillar, soggy Cheerios, science experiments, and the splash heard around the house

Christianity · Health · Uncategorized

Making healthier choices.

Health and fitness. Nutrition. Diets. Weight loss programs. Heading to the gym. Perfect workouts. Eat this not that. Low carb. High protein. Bariatric surgery.  No GMO’s. There is a myriad of information floating around out there on the internet. All proclaim to have the answer when it comes to health, fitness, and nutrition and it…… Continue reading Making healthier choices.

Christianity · faith · Uncategorized

Daily dose of inspiration and motivation

As a mom of six children and as a wife I am busy.  In my downtime I love to read the blogs of others that are faith-based stories about real life. It is inspirational to see faith played out in the lives of others. A while ago in my blog search I found myself reading…… Continue reading Daily dose of inspiration and motivation