I was in counseling last week, refreshing after a busy start to the new year. I told my counselor my word for the year was “balance” and read my blog to help explain how I saw it. And she said she liked it and added that it also sounded like the word flow, rhythm. My…
I am in no way an expert or counselor on this subject. But, I have been asked to forgive. And here are some insights I’ve learned. Forgiveness is not something we like to talk about, it might bring up guilt, or you may just feel apathetic towards it because it feels like too great…
“Now I’m perfect.” -Olaf “Well almost.” -Anna shoving a carrot into Olaf’s face. I relate so much with Olaf. I want life to be perfect, summery, flowers and roses. But it’s not always that way. It’s not perfect. We are far from perfect. But I still strive for it. Once we clean up one area…
Little by little
When I reading with our older kids last night, I was feeling frustrated, like I had let my kids down. Like I hadn’t done enough for the day. (Usually happens after scrolling through Facebook or instagram, i.e. note to self). I was throwing up a prayer and felt an immediate response, there’s grace for that…
You are not alone
My husband’s favorite band, Emery, released an album called “You were never alone.” My husband got a poster with this album cover on it and I can remember the very day I opened it those words washed over me. You were never alone. Alone. Yuck. I hate that word and honestly avoid it most days.…
Enough: occurring in such quantity, quality, or scope as to fully meet demands, needs, or expectations. Competent. (m-w.com) Last night I was doodling, playing with my watercolor calligraphy pens and listening to music, trying to find inspiration. I have always loved lettering. I remember sitting in class in junior high and high school spelling…
Slow down sweet girl.
Slow down. Those are two words we don’t use in our vocabulary very often. We hurry, we rush. Maybe some of you are gifted at slowing down. I am not one of those. Today after getting the kids ready and off to school, running to the grocery store, and trying to return library books,…
This is my word for 2018. Balance. Have you ever had a word for the year? A word you let God speak to you? I love this. It is so personal. A magnificent God communicating to each of us personally through one word. How powerful. I love that my friends have shared their word…
Books I’m Reading
This is the excerpt for your very first post.