What Should I Write?

November is the 7 year anniversary of my starting this blog. I’ve talked about it on here before, I was at the After Eve Women’s Conference at my church where I heard Jen Hatmaker and Shauna Niequist speak for the first time. The biggest take-away from that experience was this: “If you have a dream, if…

Aslan is on the move

I just love this quote from C.S. Lewis’s “The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe”. It’s probably one of my most favorite literature quotes of all time. There is something so powerful and exciting and hard to really wrap my arms around entirely within the context and the feel of a very short sentence that,…

Yes

I am coming out of a very long season of No. Ever since I became a parent I pretty much said no to everything that had nothing to do with my successfully transitioning to parenthood. That was a little over 2 years ago. But many other things happened in the last two years. Not only…

How to Lose 50 Pounds?

I am 2 months into my year of discipline and 4 and 1/2 months into my first year of motherhood.  All things being what they are, I think I am ready to start applying discipline to a very undisciplined area of my life: eating healthy and exercising. I have a love hate relationship with eating…

Secrets Pondered and Treasured

A year ago today, I found out I was pregnant. But before I took my pregnancy test(s), I already knew I was pregnant.  I had been tracking my basal body temperature each morning and, when I saw my temp was 94, I knew. Still, I waited until Brian left the house and then took a…

May It No Be So For You and Me

A couple of things that have been stirring in my soul lately… Wondering why the buildings and architecture and cathedrals of Italy and Paris were so beautifully moving and why we do not attempt the same kind of ornate beauty today. Wondering who my teachers are?  My teachers are old, many of them are dead. …