Guest Post on Joy in the Face of Fear

“…I felt my heart afraid to hope for anything. All I felt was this overwhelming feeling of fear and dread. I told her about these feelings and how they were clouding my judgment. I couldn’t make logical decisions that I needed to make because I was too afraid.”

How to Visit Great Wolf Lodge Affordably & Stress-free!

We just got back and it was wonderful! How to Visit Great Wolf Lodge on the cheap & (hopefully) stress-free: Get a Day Pass. Prices vary from as low as $30 for a full day or up to over $100 for a full day pass. There is also an option for a half day pass.Continue reading “How to Visit Great Wolf Lodge Affordably & Stress-free!”

What Makes Me A Strong Woman- Truth From Scripture

Is being a financially wise wife a controversial statement?  I often think of my twenties as one big lesson in the art of becoming a woman. I have been very fortunate to have wonderful examples in the community in which I live, varying from successful single women to talented wives and mothers.  My mother, mother-in-love, grandmas, auntsContinue reading “What Makes Me A Strong Woman- Truth From Scripture”

God, our Father in Heaven

Many of us are familiar with this prayer from Matthew 6:9-13 which says, 9 Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name.[a]10 Your kingdom come,your will be done,[b]    on earth as it is in heaven.11 Give us this day our daily bread,[c]12 and forgive us our debts,    as we also have forgiven our debtors.13 And lead us not into temptation,    but deliver us from evil.”[d]Continue reading “God, our Father in Heaven”

Do you ever feel like you just aren’t enough?

Do you ever feel like you just aren’t enough? Don’t do enough, can’t give enough? Everyone around you seems to do the best they can and you come up short, again. In your tone of voice, your work, your estimation of yourself, your weight, your style, your smarts, your ability to save money, to raiseContinue reading “Do you ever feel like you just aren’t enough?”

The Happy Sacrifices of a Mama

It feels a bit audacious to entitle this post with that line. What mom wouldn’t give all for her kids, if she could? It’s not what the dreamy romantic younger version of myself thought of first when I dreamed of having a family one day, to be honest. As the dream come true unfolds, theContinue reading “The Happy Sacrifices of a Mama”

Eilah’s Birth Story

It’s a little over one year from the birth of my second baby and it’s time to write. Hers was so special to me, I’ve just had to treasure it in my heart for this year. I write it here on my blog not to be too personal, but because I desire this blog toContinue reading “Eilah’s Birth Story”