How to Deal With Yourself When You Feel Like a Failure

I am a teacher. I have the best job in the whole wide world. (With the exception of being a Mother of course.) Parent teacher conference days send a chill up my spine every time. I sit in the middle of the big cold gym in the middle of a month way too far away … Continue reading How to Deal With Yourself When You Feel Like a Failure

What If It’s About More Than Just Feeling Broken?

    I am broken. Broken, busted up. And slave to that feeling. How is it possible that a redeemed soul feels so broken? Why is one who was bought back from the slave market of sin in such bondage to her feelings and circumstances? But is there more to this story? What if it’s … Continue reading What If It’s About More Than Just Feeling Broken?

Little One, Our Scars Will Make Us Brave

I have three of them. on long jagged one splitting the place where I gained nourishment as a fetus-child and two symmetrically placed just inside the jut of my hip bone. Compared to the scars of others, mine are small and insignificant, but to me they are a glaring imperfection. A representation of history. "Getting … Continue reading Little One, Our Scars Will Make Us Brave

Probably, Definitely the Best Part of Marriage

Sunday mornings are probably my favorite around here. Usually I’ve had the opportunity to rest a bit the day before so some Sundays I wake up feeling slightly rested in spite of chronic pain and fatigue. We get up a little earlier then we need so that we can get ready for our Lord’s special … Continue reading Probably, Definitely the Best Part of Marriage

Yes! I do have a baking section!

My in-laws came to visit. Normally those are words that strike fear in the hearts of newly wedded wives everywhere. But not in our case. I am among those blessed few who looked forward greatly to such an occasion! But something was a little off… Our sticky-note list was like 5 car long sticky train. … Continue reading Yes! I do have a baking section!