I wish it were the novel...but it's the list in my head. So many expectations...in every area of my life. Some are specific and some are inferred. Some are imperative--feed, clothe, love, educate my child, cook dinner more frequently than not, laundry...make sure my house does not look like the atomic bomb exploded in it.… Continue reading Great Expectations: What to Expect?
So, I feel at times that I am such a drama queen with angst filled posts. On a day where I feel particularly weak and melancholy, I am going to post about something not so deep--Diet Coke. I do not remember when my love affair with Diet Coke began. I, like many of… Continue reading I’m on a diet…
It has been a while since I have written. There's so much to tell yet so little. Part of me wants to pull back all the way from blogging because I have put a vulnerable part of myself out there, and I have found myself feeling responsible to walk this infertility journey out perfectly. Performance...it… Continue reading What do I entitle this?
This past week has brought a lot of surprises. Our friends, Jacob and Beth Winn, went to the hospital last Monday, had to have an emergency C-section, and had their twins 11 weeks early. It was a scary time for them, and it was a joy to be with them and pray and support. Lilly… Continue reading A blur
This is a challenging article about our lives and various forms of technology that we live "in." I began last year at some point to try to take a break from the computer over the weekends. That has moved more into just on Sundays, now. But, I cannot tell you how freeing it is. Our… Continue reading A rest from technology
Finances. Ugh. They are on the forefront of our collective mind as a nation. Fingers point. People panic. This crisis shows the reality of our hearts. We are constantly trying to get something to fill us up. That something may be a new house, a certain car, miracle make-up, crafty projects, eating out, the newest… Continue reading The financial crunch
This past week has been really emotionally draining for me. It is one of those times where everything catches up with you. I realize that I forgot to remain in Him, and I decided somehow that I was in charge of coordinating life. No wonder I am exhausted. How do we so quickly forget? Greg… Continue reading Margins