Why Every Woman Needs a Fight Club

Confession time: I’ve struggled with being an awkward, introverted woman for a long time. Opening my heart to friendship is probably my greatest desire above the protection and provision for my family, but it’s SO hard. It’s hard to be vulnerable. And if you’ve read my post When God Calls You Out (Read it before you finish this post. It […]

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How to Quelch Awkward

When I sat down to write this post about my number one fear – awkwardness, I realized I accidentally wrote an awkward title. Quelch is a word of antiquity and only appears in unabridged dictionaries according to Grammarist. Quelch is possibly a shortened version of squelch, but it’s definition definitely exemplifies what I want to […]

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What Mama Learned at VBS

I’m still awaiting the perfect post-VBS nap. You know, the nap where you sleep so hard, you wake yourself up drooling on your arm. Alas, that nap alludes me. So, I’m writing my thoughts down while they’re still fresh from Vacation Bible School. Being a VBS leader is REALLY hard, but holy work. I’ve taught […]

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The Delight of a Slow Walker

My sweet Little One is a character. She is 19 months old and finally walking! All it took was a trip down the aisle to join our church recently. She was ready. We went and got her from the nursery. She saw the stage and off she went. She’s bold and bright and loud and […]

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A Day in Our Homeschool

I’m participating in Simple Homeschool’s linkup for a day in our homeschool life series. This series has been so encouraging and helpful in my little homeschool. If you’re a regular reader of A Work of God, you may know that we homeschool. Or maybe not. It’s not something I write about very often. But it’s […]

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Ending the Fed-Up Mommy Cycle

Do you ever get in a rut as a person or a parent? I realized this morning that I’ve been in a serious rut. I’m calling it fed-up mothering. It’s the place where you wake up wondering if you’re just going to make it to bedtime because you know the day is going to deplete you.

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She’s Doing Something Right

It’s Mother’s Day and I’m sitting here thinking about why moms are so special. My mom raised 10 kids and I know she’s fought many battles on her knees for me and her other 9 kids. I know she actually prayed one of my kids into existence and was there the day that unexpected addition […]

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