Don’t Romance me Motherhood

Breaking the scene Back to myself The character I play – devoted mother. A romance: Act 1 Newborn bliss – a baby after a bath, their perfect tummy and squishable body. Cut scene to pictures of me in a bathtub with a glass of wine- pretending to feel guilty for indulging in “me” time. Back to real life, bodily-fluid-stained clothes, messy buns, and pajamas I … Continue reading Don’t Romance me Motherhood

Finding Contentment by Loving what I Already Have

One of the reasons I needed this year to be focused on contentment is my love of things. This is a different type of relationship to focus on because many of us do love some of our material possessions, but I only love what I have until it is done serving me. This love of mine for my possessions is fickle and abusive. That scarf I absolutely had … Continue reading Finding Contentment by Loving what I Already Have

Fruits of the Spirit

This year, the boys and I are taking a month to focus on each of the fruits of the Spirit: love, joy, peach, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control. The idea came to me in January and I thought it fitting to begin focusing on love first beginning in February. The short story of February is that until the end of it, love … Continue reading Fruits of the Spirit

November 18th: Do not be overcome by evil

Romans 12:21 says, “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” I am thankful when the Bible is able to put into words the things I can not. Because there are too many inspirational quotes, sarcastic memes, and political agendas that fill up my mind. They float around above me as I try to catch them, weigh and measure them, and decide … Continue reading November 18th: Do not be overcome by evil