I felt immediate regret. My obvious failure in giving a rational and appropriate response left me feeling defeated. So when that familiar voice whispered, “You’re a terrible mother,” I believed it. I opened the door to mom-guilt and let it rush on in.
Some days make it abundantly clear that I can’t do it all, leaving me on my knees praying to God for help. Chaos. Chaos describes this morning best. I’m glad no one but God could see me – like a chicken with her head cut off, running around, struggling against the clock to pack lunches, make breakfast […]
The disciple John defined Himself by Jesus’ love. We can too! You are the one whom Jesus loved. Will you ask Him to help you believe it? What We Learn From John. Several times in the gospel of John, He refers to himself as ‘the disciple whom Jesus loved‘ (John 13:23, 19:26, 21:20) The one Jesus […]
Today our son Aiden turns SIX. Somehow, six years have passed since we first saw his sweet face. Time is a strange thing – it seems like he has always been, yet it seems like I blinked because he was just born! And now I can hardly pick him up. How. Did. That. Happen? While I […]
School supplies, backpacks, and school forms – we have them all. Obviously, I knew it was coming. And yet… How. Did. This. Happen? In just one week our oldest child will begin kindergarten. And he is so excited. So ready. While we can savor these last few days at home together, Kindergarten is happening – whether I am ready or […]