Category: Faith

Fighting the Good Fight with God

Usually, I pray for peace for my family. I pray that God calms the bickering and that I respond with patience when kids break dishes or the washing machine ceases to work. Early this morning, while wrapped in my new fuzzy blanket and curled up comfortably in my recliner, I found myself praying for fight. […]

When we Blame God for Pain and Suffering

It’s 4:30 a.m. and I awaken with a start. I listen for a second wondering what woke me. My toddler is snoring softly beside me and the two of us are warm and comfy snuggled together. I can hear Joshua breathing through the baby monitor and the gurgling of Caleb’s turtle tank filter. Lines from […]

To Just be in this Moment

Today’s five minute friday word is “just”. When I saw today’s word, the first thing that came to mind was “just breathe”. Many of you know that I struggle with anxiety since Rebekah’s accident. The dark fears and “what ifs” are my constant companions. The only way I know to combat this thinking is to […]

One of my Favorite Sentiments

It has been a rough couple of weeks for us.  I was a mess leading up to Rebekah’s year anniversary and it has taken me a week to get back on my feet. The boys have been my first priority and spending time with them has pushed me forward (in spite of losing several games […]

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