Awaken Our Hearts, Fulfill our Calling

Selfless? I don’t think that’s me.

Confession:  staying at home everyday with my children, aka “motherhood,” is difficult for me.  Oh, my --  did I really just type that for everyone to read?   Truth is, my OCD nature clashes with an unstructured, que sera, sera lifestyle, which varies daily, based on the needs and demands of the small humans in… Continue reading Selfless? I don’t think that’s me.

Missional Motherhood

Set Low Expectations

I love a good task list, and boy do I love a good long term goal, so bring it on!  Who are we kidding, I like daily goals, too --  any goal that I can jot down and later check off, or, my preference, mark with a fluorescent pink highlighter as COMPLETED just makes me… Continue reading Set Low Expectations

Missional Motherhood

Mommin’ it ain’t Easy

I have learned a lot since becoming a Mother.  In my mid-twenties, before marriage and parenthood, I asked God to help me to develop humility, selflessness, patience, and self-control.  You know how people say that God answers our prayers, but not always the way we hope – well, let me tell ya somethin’ -- never… Continue reading Mommin’ it ain’t Easy

Awaken Our Hearts

Keeping Up Apperances

When I was a little girl my parents used to watch a lot of British TV -- who are we kidding, they still watch a lot of British TV!   In fact, I am not sure if my mom realizes that America also makes television shows.   Nevertheless, a show they often watched was called Keeping Up Appearances.  Even as a kid I thought… Continue reading Keeping Up Apperances