Family, Motherhood

My Faith and a John Lennon Song

Motherhood has been such a rollercoaster. I still don't really know if I have completely accepted the fact that this is my life. It all happened so fast and in the midst of many other transitions. It is hard work and it can be stressful and completely draining and exhausting. It seems like I will be doing this forever...I know it will feel like all of a sudden I will blink and my children are adults. Part of me is excited for that season, and part of me doesn't want it to come too fast.

Family, Ministry, Motherhood, Testimony

Confessions of a Seminary Wife: Sacrifices (Post from Sept 2013)

Drowsiness ensues as I lay in my bed wondering whether or not I will say goodnight to my husband before the nocturnal demands overtake my exhausted body.  BUZZ! goes the dryer.  I’ll get it tomorrow. Cheerios are scattered across half of the living room floor with the vacuum standing as a borderline between the clean… Continue reading Confessions of a Seminary Wife: Sacrifices (Post from Sept 2013)

Family, Motherhood

How I Plan to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without My Husband

Two years in a row my husband has been out of town over Valentine's Day, and that's actually okay with me. We try to make a point to make special time for each other throughout the year, so going out on Valentine's Day doesn't have a ton of weight for us. But, what am I… Continue reading How I Plan to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without My Husband