This morning, my youngest exclaimed “You know I don’t like waffles!” It was news to me since he begs for them consistently. It was proclaimed as an indictment against my motherhood. As I coached him about how to say things in the future, the mirror was held up to my heart. My oldest son growledContinue reading “You Know I Don’t Like Waffles!!!”
I have had and have different roles in my life–leader, wife, friend, daughter, sister, aunt, school counselor, pastor’s daughter, pastor’s wife, momma to two boys, business owner, struggler with fertility, starter of a non-profit, disciple-maker, serial dater, avoider of conflict. These are not who I am, but they help shape me by dismantling my own agenda.
The floor felt like it opened up to swallow me. Thoughts and words and ideas and foundations were challenged as I sipped a frozen coffee and listened. At 21 years old and a senior in college, I assumed I would be a bit more stable. In the prior year, I had seen my foundationsContinue reading “a pivotal moment”
I remember the exhilarating feeling of the Summer after graduating high school. I was 18, seemingly confident, and full of wonder for the future. I can feel that ghost of a girl as I fondly look back. Her identity would take some hits in the coming years. I remember the trepidation and excitement as IContinue reading “Pieces of me”
You are not enough. You read it right. That’s offensive, huh? I am NOT saying you do not have worth. I am NOT saying that you do not have value. I am NOT saying you cannot do hard things. I am NOT saying you are not tough. I am NOT saying you are a failure.Continue reading “Contrary to Popular Opinion…”