faith · family · learn

when the ways aren’t your ways and other frustrating things about God

When Rob was looking for a job, we would daydream – or I should say *I* mostly daydreamed – about opening a food truck called “Reverend Wootton’s Big Food Truck” which would be a variety of grilled cheeses on artisan breads and a “Billsburger” with handcut chips. You never know… God may be calling us… Continue reading when the ways aren’t your ways and other frustrating things about God

faith · family

portion control and the diet of the heart

I have been on diets. I feel like diet is a four letter word. Because I can, you know, count. What I don’t count is calories or ounces. And I definitely don’t count pounds. We all know at this point that it’s about portion control and balance. I overeat. I overeat when I’m worried. I… Continue reading portion control and the diet of the heart

family · womens issues

things to remember on mothers day – for those who dread it

I wanted to write a blog a few years ago with the title “Why I want Mothers Day to Die Die Die” but I thought better of it and my husband agreed. It’s probably too sensitive a topic for most of us on every┬ápart of the spectrum. As with many – if not all –… Continue reading things to remember on mothers day – for those who dread it