Photo by Stephanie McCabe on Unsplash July. Where has the time gone? I can't even fathom how quickly this year has already flown by. Just like clockwork the sun rays are even brighter and the temperatures are quickly rising. Bright red and white checkered picnic blankets decorate the lawns at the local parks. The lingering smell of the… Continue reading Scars and Stripes
Photo by Kyle Broad on Unsplash The question, am I enough is a daily taunt. Social media, window shopping, socializing with friends, family, magazines, movies or even just driving down the street can remind you otherwise. The world around us has no problem reminding us of our flaws. Telling us what we need improvised to… Continue reading Am I enough?
Photo by Derek Thompson on Unsplash "Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong." -1 Corinthians 16:13 (NIV)
One evening as I was cooking dinner, my girls were watching and trying to assist in the best way they know how- as sensory scientists a.k.a. food tasters! I stood there slicing some rainbow carrots when suddenly my oldest looked at me and smiled, “Mommy I want to be just like you when I grow… Continue reading The Paradigm
The emerald green monster consumes my mind: She is so beautiful, does she even have to try? I can't even put my mascara on these days without smudging some under the bottom of my eyelashes, trying to erase it and cover it up 5 times before running out the door-already late for work. She is… Continue reading Jealousy
As I sat in our church service a few weeks ago, our pastor said something that made my heart ache. “What do you have against God,” he said. The reference may have not been directed at me, but the question sure felt like it was. The thoughts in my mind pounded against my brain like… Continue reading What do you have against God?