Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you. ~Exodus 20:12 (ESV) I’m blogging today over at Me Too Moments for Moms. Click here to enjoy the post.
There was an extremely large, messy hole in my backyard. I watched workers dig deeper and deeper, anxiously waiting for the day they would fill it with concrete, then a liner, then crystal clear water. I pictured my children splashing happily and jumping off the diving board with their friends. I pictured outdoor barbecues and … More Fill the Void
Because I said so. I never liked hearing those words when I was a child, but here I am as a parent, using them so frequently they may as well be tattooed across my forehead. I have been told I am a very patient person. I rarely raise my voice. I usually take the time … More Obey
Tax season. Sigh. I’m a tax accountant by trade, so you would think I’d be unshakeable, but doing our taxes made me feel so…overwhelmed. Welcome to the club, right? But this was a different kind of overwhelmed, because right in front of me, amidst the pile of receipts and statements, emerged a picture of drastic … More First
This journey continues to surprise me. I was running full speed from a world of too much giving. I had spread myself dangerously thin; if I had let one more person step on me I’m certain I would have shattered. I was craving a life of “less” which I thought would mean less of everything, … More The Circles – Part Nine – Everyone Else