arts, movies, music, pop culture · faith · family

when God says no

I have to admit it. I’m struggling. I’m losing steam and the will to fetch. My heart and flesh are failing me. I want to run but some days barely can manage a walk, both figuratively and literally. My hopes glimmer dimmly¬†like a candle in too much breeze. Butter¬†over too much bread. I have been… Continue reading when God says no

arts, movies, music, pop culture · dating and singlehood · faith · parenting · pop culture · womens issues

10 things I’m giving up at 40

I am 4o years old. I keep forgetting this. No really, I do. Being a wife, a mom, and a stepmom for the first time ever in my 40th year has given me enough reasons to forget this. It all makes me simultaneously old and young. I run around in t-shirts and sweatshirts all day… Continue reading 10 things I’m giving up at 40

faith · family · parenting · womens issues

things I’m (re)learning being a mom

I wrote a post while pregnant way back in September. Similar to this one, it’s a reflection on things that are kinda obvious but worth repeating. Or maybe I’m just not learning them as well as I think I am and need the reminder… a bit of both. Anyway, now I’m a full-on mom and… Continue reading things I’m (re)learning being a mom

arts, movies, music, pop culture · faith · family · womens issues

do you feel pretty? oh so pretty?

“I pity any girl who isn’t me” haha! No really, those are the words to the song from West Side Story. Every where we go, people are always commenting on how pretty our daughter is. Clearly Rob and I are biased, but when lots of people randomly say that Naomi is beautiful, (and she should… Continue reading do you feel pretty? oh so pretty?