God has asked some hard things of me in my life. Among those things was the conviction to leave the yoga teaching industry, abandon social media and the revenue it brought my homestead business, lay down my desire for control in various relationships, to sacrifice continuing my college education in order to stay at home … Continue reading Sweet Confirmation
My youngest daughter is very compassionate. She is very intuitive in comforting people when they're sad or upset. And she's tiny and adorable, so it always works. "Compassionate," is not the first word I would use to describe myself...nor the second. Truthfully, I really struggle with showing compassion to others, and I pondered the reason … Continue reading On Compassion
What is Weaponized Faith?
A member of my small group mentioned a challenge within Christian spheres seen on social media. Let me preface this by saying, if maintaining a social media presence is a source of anxiety, distress, or depression for you, know that it has been intentionally configured to release the same dopaminergic euphoria to the brain as … Continue reading What is Weaponized Faith?
Then Job stood up, tore his robe, and shaved his head. He fell to the ground and worshiped, saying: Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will leave this life. The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away. Praise the name of Yahweh.Job 1:20-21 The month of May has been really rough … Continue reading Hard Loss
Loving Your Husband Well
My husband... Where do I start? He's my favorite human being. We've been growing and maturing together since we were 17. And we've come a long way. That's not to say I'm not still learning, quite the opposite actually. He's consistently challenging me and surprising me in ways I hadn't considered and God daily uses … Continue reading Loving Your Husband Well
Please Excuse my Sporadic Posts…
...I wonder how many posts I've written that begin with, "Oh my goodness, it's chaos around here..." I'll look into it. That's research I don't have time for at the moment. Update with the mold issue: I haven't been back down to the basement since I realized just how allergic I am to mold. The … Continue reading Please Excuse my Sporadic Posts…
Just a Thought
Sometimes our feelings tell us that God is silent. But when we complain that God is silent, when we're straining to hear the voice of God, what we're really saying is that we have exhausted this final decisive Word He has spoken to us in the person of Jesus and in the pages of Scripture. … Continue reading Just a Thought
Mama Knows Best
Today has been exciting, and boring... I didn't sleep well last night from contractions, which increased in intensity and proximity as the morning drew on. We ended up going to the hospital to see what was causing them since I'm still preterm. 10 hours later, they haven't let up, and I'm on bed rest with … Continue reading Mama Knows Best
Trusting God to be God
3 days. There's a significance there in the number of days until my family and I will have to vacate our current home. God can do a lot in 3 days- in 3 days, He raised His own Son from the dead and made Jesus victorious over sin and death, thereby freeing me from the … Continue reading Trusting God to be God
I have a date. I have the date which will be our last in our current residence. What I don't have is a NEW residence. But, more important than that, I DO have faith in God to provide perfectly for my family and me just as he has done since I can remember. We have … Continue reading Moving Day
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