The Son brings forth the dance, the gracefulness, the delight in the letting go.
I wanted to be a grateful mother. I wanted to be an appreciative wife. I wanted to be good and do good. I even asked God for help. And then, I went and screwed it all up.
I am already tired of the conversation surrounding my chosen denomination’s major quadrennial gathering for budget setting and decision-making. I am already tired of the typed shouting declaring which side is right. I am already tired of the variable guessing of what will happen if… So today, today we pray. Will you join me?
Yep. Sometimes God gives us just what we need to remind us that we’re doing something right.
Some days, God, I’m just tired. Tired of doing what is right. Tired of serving. Tired of biting my tongue. Tired of picking up socks for the millionth time. Tired of praying for others. Tired of not feeling like I have enough. Tired of not feeling like I am enough.
Marriage is hard. God is good. This year, Racer and I celebrated 10 years of marriage and hard work. It’s been a lot of hard work. We both brought luggage into our relationship. His parents divorced when he was young. I had been married and divorced. He had expectations. I had expectation. Our premarital counseling wasContinue reading “That’s Why God is Good”
Sometimes, I don’t want to talk with people. Sometimes, I just want to study, plan and write without interruption or conversation or distraction. Sometimes, I just want to NOT be bothered. Today, that didn’t happen. Today, I met a friend for coffee and conversation. I always enjoy our conversations (and actually wanted to have thisContinue reading “Sometimes…”
Lately I’ve not been blogging. Lately, I’ve been busy. Lately, I’ve been trying to enjoy a summer that has slipped away all too fast. Lately, I’ve been thinking about emergency preparedness – do you have a plan? Lately, I haven’t been eating like I should. Lately, I’ve started to actually enjoy going to the gymContinue reading “Lately”
Today is Girlie’s birthday. She’s four. I know that’s not really grown up, but man she’s growing up. I look at her and remember her swollen eye from a bug bite. I see her walking insanely early. I see her climbing on everything. She still does that. We called her monkey when she was little.Continue reading “When Did She Grow Up?”
Yesterday, we had beautiful snow. I like snow. The kids like snow. They played, started a snowman and made snow angels. It was pretty. I took pictures. All was good. Last night, the freezing rain started. Freezing rain I do not like. School had already been cancelled, so I knew we didn’t have to goContinue reading “Remembering the Ice Storm”