Category: Faith

I Can’t Do It All.

In August, I took time to think through the fall season of life. (I wrote about several of the steps here.) One of the most helpful parts of this planning process was when I took time to list out the things that wouldn’t happen during the fall season of my life. Making that list was helpful …

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Always Reaching For the Next Big Thing [& how to stop]

I feel it in myself. A yearning, reaching, longing for that next big thing in life. When I was little, it was always the next birthday. A whole year older! Cake! Presents! Then I began longing to be a teenager, enter high school, start driving, get my first job, begin college, find that special someone – along …

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forgotten promises & a faithful God

“Hey Mom, remember when you said we could _______?” “Mama, remember last night you promised I could have _______?” Because I am human, my children have to frequently remind me of things – whether it’s the agenda for the day, a grocery item, or something I promised them. Sometimes I’m incredibly thankful for their reminders. Other …

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