We live in a time that technology is powerful and the world can be cruel. Hackers can access your information, take over your card numbers, and even steal your identity. Bullying has reached an entire new level as well with all of the social media options available to hormonal teens and misguided adults looking for an outlet for deflection, to shame and ridicule others, spread hate, and even make outrageous threats.
But isn’t it nice to know that no one can steal your identity in Christ… and if you remember how He sees you and choose to let that define you, then they won’t be able to steal your joy either. Continue reading “Stolen Identity”
For those of you who know me or follow my blog, you know that being a mother is my absolute #1 priority. You also know that I’ve struggled in the past with being a working mom. You know that I’ve prayed for the Lord to change my husband’s heart so that he would see what a value I could be as a stay-at-home mom (SAHM). It wasn’t until recently, that I realized I was praying the wrong prayer. Continue reading “Why I Teach”
As my little family of three is making plans, changes, and room to soon become a family of four, I have many internal anxieties about this expansion. Continue reading “Baby #2 Anxieties”
Last week my school had a “field day.” Though it’s no longer called that in high school. There was a bounce-around, free food, face-painting, fun games, a cool DJ, etc. Continue reading “Sometimes My Job Surprises Me”
As a mom, not many things can bother you enough to get you down. Once you have a child, protecting that child becomes your greatest responsibility. Needless to say, the one thing that does bother this mama Continue reading “You’re Missing Out”
Last night as I was laying with you in my arms, I couldn’t help but tear up and think when did you get so big? How did I miss it? As a few tears rolled down, I hugged you a little tighter, smelled you a little longer, and kissed you a few times more. I stroked the features that make up your perfect Continue reading “Resentment is Ugly”
I am beyond tired… exhausted. In fact, I don’t even remember what it feels like to not be tired. It has been one of those weeks where my students are extra challenging, my patience is shot, my brain is fried, and Continue reading “A Working and Tired Mom’s Prayer”