Category Archives: Reflective Thoughts

Seasons of Interruptions

The Season of Interruptions

We all go through different seasons in our life. As a mom of many kiddo’s with half of them under the age of 7, I live in a perpetual season of interruptions. And I never have been one to handle them well. Today, I am over at Becoming Titus 2 Women, run by my friendContinue Reading

The Art of Being Unbusy

Playing Legos

I am not, by nature, a person that likes to just sit still. I have always felt that if I am not busy doing “something”, then I am not being productive. Normally, when I look around the room I can always find something that needs to be done. Messes to clean up, bookshelves to straighten,Continue Reading

Missed Opportunities

Our lives… are kind of turned topsy-turvey right now. Getting ready for our impending move to the Philippines, selling our house with no idea where we will go once we do, pregnancy that is full of morning sickness and, if I am REALLY being honest, a little bit of fear and trepidation and many prayersContinue Reading

The Hard Parts of Mother’s Day

Along with all the beauty is holds, and the joy and thankfulness I feel for the privilege of being mama to my sweet, precious blessings, Mother’s day has been hard on my heart for the past seven years – because that is how long my mom has been sitting at the feet of Jesus. ButContinue Reading

He is Close to the Brokenhearted

(you can read Izabella’s story here) I remember feeling this way after my mother died. And then again after my best friend died. And now, with the loss of Izzy. It’s a feeling that is hard to describe. In one sense I crave normality. I just want to get on with life, back to “normal”Continue Reading

Just smile {Letters from my Heart}

Dear Noah, It’s 4am and I am up for the third time with you. Your little tummy is so sick and I hate it for you. I would trade places with you in a heartbeat. It hurts my heart when you or any of your sisters or brothers are sick. I am thankful though, Noah,Continue Reading