This morning I woke up at 1am. As I woke up a little, a phrase was in my head..."embrace your backstory." I thought that was weird, and I wasn't even sure what it meant, but at 1am I really don't want to contemplate so I made a note in my phone with the phrase because… Continue reading Embrace your backstory
I've always been a planner I think, even when I didn't always share those plans. In my head are plans for every situation and contingency plans for when something goes wrong. Sometimes I even think, well next time I'll do this, as if I'm going to get a do-over at some point. Sometimes being a… Continue reading What’s the plan?
This is a book review as part of my B&H/Lifeway Blogging, so sit back and read about a book you might need. I got to look through and read the Mighty Reader Workbook for grade 1. It was an interesting workbook that I can see would be very beneficial as an addition to a home… Continue reading Mighty Reader Workbook
The title might shock you. It might make you wonder about me because the world has been telling us if we try harder we can be enough. Or that we ARE enough. But we're not. And we were never made to be. I know. Catch your breath for a minute. I am reading, among other… Continue reading You’re not enough
I'm reading (among other things...y'all know how I roll) Everyday Holy by Melanie Shankle. It's so good! It contains 100 devotions (in 222 pages so do the math. It fits into your day.) Today she tied into the Israelites leaving Egypt and how God could have taken them straight there to Canaan but then the… Continue reading In the middle
It's funny. I've reflected a lot over the last week and a half, probably because I haven't had a lot else to do, thankfully. Unfortunately tomorrow signifies the official end of vacation mode. Hopefully work is kind. I've thought a lot about everything that has happened over the last year. As you know, because I've… Continue reading Still learning
I feel like in so many areas lately it's been two steps forward, 5 steps back. Are we really losing ground here? In reality, we are not going backwards, but just encountering some tests. Do you really have the ability to just keep breathing? Breathing in the good and out the bad? Can you avoid… Continue reading 2 steps forward…