• Do I Have An Adversary? And Is He Seeking To Destroy Me?
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    Do I Have An Adversary? And Is He Seeking To Destroy Me?

    1 Peter 5:8 8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: Just this week I was listening to a book called Kings Cross: by Timothy Keller and he talked about our adversary and how real and personal he is. It immediately made me think of the passage in 1 Peter about the warning given about our adversary. In Job, God asks Satan where he came from to which Satan replies “going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it” Job 1:7. Keller explains that if we believe angelic beings are watching…

  • What To Do When Motherhood Isn’t Fulfilling
    Devotional,  Encouragement for moms,  Lifesyle,  Simple Parenting Hacks

    What To Do When Motherhood Isn’t Fulfilling

    For some of you, motherhood came beautifully. You gave birth and enjoyed it. Bonded with that tiny bundle of joy through the amazing experience of nursing. And you snuggled, baby wore, and co-slept with no hiccups. You truly found your calling. Then there are the “other moms”. I like to call them “motherhood misfits”. Which, I might add, is the category I personally fall into. You see, my experience with becoming a mama was a hard opposite from the above-mentioned scenario. Giving birth was the worst, nursing ran a close second, and as for co-sleeping and babywearing…… let’s just say I REALLY love the idea of it, but it was…

  • Finding Gratitude In A World Of Never Enough
    Devotional,  Lifesyle

    Finding Gratitude In A World Of Never Enough

    I’ve been in a slump. The last few months I’ve been in a mom slump that I can’t seem to shake. It’s not really depression, just more being negative and feeling down. My first reaction was blame of course. It’s because I have these crazy kids and I can never get a minute to myself, It’s because my husband doesn’t help me enough, it’s because my husband works too much, it’s because I’m tired all the time. Blah Blah Blah….. The things I can think up are pretty impressive when I’m trying to shift blame and put it on someone else. Sometimes I actually amaze myself. I talked to my…