Ten days until the guess date…which means I’ve gone nearly ten months carrying a baby. And while it seems like such a short time in the extent of a lifetime, the description of these final weeks feeling like an eternity is pretty accurate. Fifteen days ago I had more contractions and pain than I’m in…… Continue reading Waiting.
What happens when we push through uncertainty and fear and take God at His word?
“Art has the power to render sorrow beautiful, make loneliness a shared experience, and transform despair into hope.” – Dr. Brené Brown Day 1 of 11 – today I painted. This week has been really hard. I’ve officially hit my third trimester of pregnancy, and I don’t know if it’s the hormones or a combination…… Continue reading Beauty & Sorrow
Day 19. This isn’t as easy as I originally thought. I missed two days of writing for legitimate reasons. But yesterday I missed because I succumbed to the I don’t want to’s. Yesterday could’ve been categorized as a “down day” for me. I woke up feeling down. Everything I looked at seemed to shout at me, you’re…… Continue reading Let’s Reevaluate
Today, I’m not going to write. Instead, I’d like to share a song with you that’s had me wrecked since I played it Sunday. Wherever you’re at today, if there’s something you’re holding on to, now is the time to let it go. Forgive, ask forgiveness, surrender...leave it at His feet. I’m right there with… Continue reading Sometimes You Need to Sing
Today my doors and windows are open, I’ve shut off the AC and am currently watching an incredible Autumn breeze float through the still green-leaved trees. It’s only 68 degrees; maybe Fall has finally arrived. The time between September and November contains my favorite time of year, in the Northern Hemisphere anyway. When I lived…… Continue reading Finally
I just started reading Braving the Wilderness by Dr. Brené Brown, and after only the first chapter, I’m going to try my best not to essentially plagiarize the whole thing here on my blog. I had one of those moments flipping through the first 28 pages that you hope to have with authors. I felt like…… Continue reading You May Not Be Like Me