Holy Work is Hard Work

On my way to work this week I snapped this pic. If I'm being honest, I thought about the last scene in Grease where Danny and Sandy drive their convertible right up into the clouds and turn to wave goodbye - that was right before my more holy thought of God himself unrolling the clouds… Continue reading Holy Work is Hard Work

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Hang Tight Mama!

Knots in my stomach. Constant urge to step in. Trouble focusing. All of these things paired with nights of waking up every hour just to roll over are symptoms of watching my children struggle. As young teens navigating their social lives and body changes, it was inevitable that my children would experience friendship issues. Finding… Continue reading Hang Tight Mama!

Casting Our Cares When They Feel Too Heavy to Lift

There are parts of motherhood that do not get talked about often.  We post cute pictures on Instagram and share precious moments on Facebook that everyone wants to see.  And that’s fine.  But as with any job, motherhood can be difficult.  As our children age, the job description stays the same, but the practical application… Continue reading Casting Our Cares When They Feel Too Heavy to Lift

Sometimes Our Weariness is a Precursor for a Miracle

Have you ever needed rest so badly that you stepped away from the noise, only to find someone else standing there, needing only what you can provide? Mama of littles whose husband travels for work, who needs just one uninterrupted night of sleep. The pastor who is interrupted while preparing Sunday’s sermon to counsel a… Continue reading Sometimes Our Weariness is a Precursor for a Miracle

For the One Trying to Find Their Place Amongst All the Shouting

I have fallen into the cracks during this season.  As the masses have gathered to chant over and against anyone who doesn't agree with them, I have felt caught in the middle.  And the middle contains the great divide.  A hairline fracture just big enough to swallow me up. Keeping me quiet.The division has been… Continue reading For the One Trying to Find Their Place Amongst All the Shouting

When Our Tired Turns Into Tears

I'm so tired y'all, are you?I was researching the Word tired the other day and stumbled across the Urban Dictionary definition:"When you're just done with all the bull crap in life."Can you relate? It's like I was curled up in a comfy bed a few months ago, snuggled with my favorite routines and people.  Then… Continue reading When Our Tired Turns Into Tears