I’m struggling lately. I have myself convinced that I can’t move until everything else is in place. I strive for the perfect marriage foundation. Parenting foundation. Spiritual foundation. And while all these things are good, and we do need to have them, they are never going to be perfect. I […]

The One Question to Ask When You Feel Stuck.


            Some days girls, there won’t be anyone to lift you up. To tell you you’re beautiful. To wipe away your tears or lend you a shoulder to lean on. We’ve all been there right? All had those days where we long and desire for […]

6 Things to do For Yourself Today if You’re in ...


I love fall. I love the end of summer and the beginning of routine. Not that there wasn’t a lot of routine this summer, but when it comes to daily schedules, or any form of organization or routine, those things just seem to sort of take a back seat during […]

So I Got This Planner…



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Everyone who starts a new routine, a new goal, always has the best of intentions. Last week I blogged about a few goals I wanted to put in place. Ahem. I had set up some goals for myself: Spend time in Gods word. Morning yoga. Go over the budget. Every. […]

Persevering in Peace.


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Once upon a time there was a girl who needed to get her life reorganized and back in order. A girl who needed to rethink her goals and find herself in the midst of living life. Hi. It’s just me ? I’ve been struggling a little bit with getting back […]

It’s Time


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So. I’m back to being a stay at home mom again with a bun in the oven.  Yay!!! So. That means we are down to one income and we need to get a bit creative. I’ve taken in kids for the summer. It’s fun. M has companions to play with […]

Bringing in the bacon… Or maybe just the eggs.



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I don’t know about you, but I can really struggle with who I am. Who I REALLY am. Throughout our lives, many of us are told who we are by various people. Everyone has their own opinions. Some of us who have ZERO self-confidence issues (who has this and where […]

The Truth Struggle


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I was thinking tonight, as they splayed the capture of the 2nd brother of the Boston bombings, across the TV screen at the gym, and then later blared it on the radio, how completely devastated I am by all that has gone on this week.  The Boston Marathon bombings.  The […]

Take Heart


[youtube=http://youtu.be/nJ4yNYY1hHM] I’m baaaack.  I took a small hiatus.  Truth be told, someone made a comment about me putting all this out there, and being the person I am, the person that feels I have to appease others and not hurt anyone,  gave in and let their comment rule me for […]

Deep Roots. (Part 2 of “The Last Thirty Years,” ...



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My parents were married July 10, 1982.  I was there.  Tucked away in my moms belly.  Not yet quite a bump.  I remember when I first learned, or paid attention to the fact that my parents were married before I was born.  It was after my dad left.  After my […]

Accident, or Grand Design? (Part 1 of “The Last ...