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my 2 favorite 6 & 1/2 year olds

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My Two Michaels...

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Kids with Kids

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I was surprised at how much my kids loved the goats at the petting zoo.  We saw them on the way in and out of the zoo. The kids loved brushing the goats.




aquarium

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We recently enjoyed a lovely time at the Aquarium. Zoo members were given a chance to visit the Aquarium with our zoo passes.









Being Nice is not enough... Confronting in Love

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Much thanks to my friends who bear with me and share the hard truths that I need to hear.

And thanks to the friends who forbear with me as I try to gently speak  to you out of love.

Read about my article here at Ungrind

Humpty Dumpty or Being Made Whole?

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All the broken pieces seem unable to come back together. Who am I anymore? I’m lost in the daily grind of caring for my kids, doing dishes, making meals, washing, drying and folding laundry.
Absorbed in the midst of all my to-do’s. Where is my peace? This desperately trying to hold onto God and cry out to Him for rescuing from morning til my head hits the pillow at night. Restless. Unsatisfied. Discontent. Unable to be still.
Be still my soul. There is too much work and it never satisfies me. I will never get enough done or have the house clean enough… or the kids schooled enough. I will never be content with the mere work of my hands.
My hope is in something bigger, someone greater than myself.
My hope is in God who is always faithful, never changing. A rock unmovable. He is not shaken by my inconsistency or my feelings that fall and rise like the changing tide. He is not touched by my inability. My grasping. My pathetic attempts at striving and failing. He is not undone by my lack.
I w…