So recently I have cut out almost 100% of the TV I used to watch. I have given myself a “TV allowance” of no more than 2 hours per week (with NO rollover minutes!!). I’ve done this because I have found that the more TV I watch, the more I want to watch & the… Continue reading Recent Reads from September 2017
“The Lord said to Cain, ‘Why are you angry, & why has your face fallen? If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is contrary to you, but you must rule over it.’” – Genesis 4:6 & 7 Many… Continue reading The Watchman
Over the past few weeks I’ve been reading through the book of Exodus & Mark. Again, so many people say that the Old Testament, or the Bible in general, is not relevant to today or to life, but there are so many things in the history of the Israelites that strike me & are very… Continue reading God’s Way: When It’s Unexpected but Better
A mother is… A carrier & bringer of life. Unconditional love & devotion. Self-sacrificial & all-in. Missed when they’re not around. A shoulder to cry our broken hearts on. A mind of wisdom in times of burden or fear. As gentle as a morning rain. Stronger than anyone. A heart of compassion, pride, & joy.… Continue reading What is a Mother?
My husband and I have begun to do a Bible study together every Saturday. Since we have pretty opposite schedules during the week, I REALLY cherish the time we have on Saturdays because it’s time that, if we guard it, no one else and nothing else interrupts it. We both agree that, since starting the… Continue reading Surprising Love
Yesterday afternoon I posted a status on FB venting about my frustrations of jury duty. As facebook usually allows, it turned into this huge thing where a lot of people were commenting, sharing their opinions about my opinion, etc. Needless to say it got out of hand and it ended with me very embarrassed, frustrated,… Continue reading Facebook: A Surprising Source of Humility
My husband, David, and I have been married now for a little over 10 months. Now, trust me, I don’t claim whatsoever to be an expert on marriage, but I’ve learned a lot these past 10 months about myself, my husband, God, love, and what it actually means to love and be married. It’s really… Continue reading Out of the Ruts and into Romance