a week in review and a new year of mothering…

This past week has been a crazy one!  It involved a certain fourth grader's science fair, work on Wednesday, hosting a MOPs Coordinator's Brunch on Thursday, playdates on Friday, and then, of course, Mother's Day weekend. I am blessed. First off, the brunch.  What a privilege it is to know these women!  Our church has …

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…feeling better…

Wow, sometimes I am a total basket case, aren't I? Anyways, yesterday I had a very helpful conversation with a good friend, and I heard this Chip Ingram broadcast on discouragement: Rebuilding Your Broken World - How to Slay the Dragon of Discouragement, Part 2 (once you're at the Living On the Edge website, you …

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The Mess that is Perfection

Lately I have been a jumble of emotions, thoughts, words, and last night, tears.  Be forewarned... this post is likely to be a mess as well. I just feel like I can't sort anything out. One thought that keeps returning to me lately is that I am a disappointment to myself. Last night my husband told …

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Just sharin’

I caught this broadcast in the car today and it really spoke to me.  http://www.livingontheedge.org/home/broadcasts/online_daily.php (The one for July23rd called "Facing the Future with Confidence - How to Face the Future in Times of Uncertainty, Part 2") If you have a chance, listen to it!!  I was particularly convicted by Chip Ingram talking about how …

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Who Knew?

Ha!  I've been joking around recently with friends that I have what I called summer seasonal affective disorder.  I tend to get depressed during the summer rather than the winter.  I was perusing the web today and here's what I found... http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/seasonal-affective-disorder/DS00195/DSECTION=symptoms There actually IS a reverse seasonal affective disorder!  Who knew? But it really …

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TTAH – Beating the Blues

I've been feeling pretty miserable, off and on, for the last 6 months or so.  I've had times when I've been in a mood that I can only identify as despair.  And this is new to me - I've never in the past been through this.  I'd like to call it baby blues except that …

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