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What to Do When Your Child Loses

I awoke Tuesday unsettled. Short-tempered. Kind of like a second Monday after a bad case of food poisoning over the weekend (This really happened.) Yeah, that was my Tuesday this week. And then I remembered that I had to get something in the mail that morning before the mailman came. I decided to do what… Continue reading What to Do When Your Child Loses

Family · Homeschooling · Motherhood

The Weary Days Are Worth It

I started this post a few weeks ago and got derailed, but sometimes life needs to be derailed to deal with hard stuff and to recognize the expanse of love. To look for the grace of God through answered prayers and life-changing conversations and moments of stretching your capacity to the end of yourself. So,… Continue reading The Weary Days Are Worth It

Faith · Family · Motherhood · Real Christianity

Do You Know What a Treasure You Are?

I recently had to have one of those talks with my big girl where you lay out a feast of soul food. She gets frustrated and I get frustrated with her because I see her starting to walk down excuse alley when she’s faced with something hard in her schoolwork. She’s a bit of a… Continue reading Do You Know What a Treasure You Are?

Faith · Family · Motherhood

That Blessing May Just Be More Than You Asked For

There’s a saying that’s followed me around for some time now. About 4-and-a-half years now to be exact. “Be careful what you pray for. You might just get it.” Here is that answered prayer. All 3.5 years of pushing me to the end of myself and to some of my most fervent prayer.   Cute,… Continue reading That Blessing May Just Be More Than You Asked For