What Life is Like Without Expectations

In the beginning of the year my husband and I came to a crossroads. Tension had been building and neither of us could really put our finger on the source. Thankfully, we have awesome friends that we are doing life with and we called them in to help. A three-hour counseling session happened and tons […]

The Losing Battle of Expectations

“I don’t understand what I am doing wrong?” I vented to a friend. It wasn’t the first time I had uttered the phrase. Expectations were defeating me once again. “I do this and that and blah, blah, blah.” I rambled on to my husband, “Why can’t I even get a text or a phone call?” […]

False Messages in Our Society Today: College Degrees

Picture this…..a group of women waiting for seating in a crowded restaurant immersed in conversation. Everyone is enjoying time away from the family and the much-needed break from mom duties when the conversation turns with one question. “So everyone here has a college degree right?” and before an answer could come from everyone, the slamming […]

Unrelenting Peace

John 14:27 NIV “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you.  I do not give to you as the world gives.  Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” When we trust in our God for a peace that only He can deliver, we are standing up to our […]

Confession of a Wife: Who Sometimes Hates Her Husband

Yes I did it, I went there. Oh c’mon, you know you were thinking it! I just actually came out and typed an entire blog post about it. Marriage……Movies, you have absolutely made it awful for women giving us our false expectations of what relationships should really look like! We are all about fairy tales […]

What Have You Sacrificed?

Do you remember before you had children how you imagined your life would be once you were a mommy? The picket fence and waking up every morning bright-eyed ready to greet your little pumpkin and start your day that would go smoothly.  I don’t know about you, but how I imagined mommy-hood is not quite […]

Joy With Children

Lately, I have been in this season of life of acknowledging the fact that I have two strong-willed toddlers.  On top of that, one of them is really emotional.  A lot of nights I would get in bed and just pout because the day had not gone as planned or the memories were not anything […]

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