I Was Not a Good Mom Today

I Was Not a Good Mom Today

I was not a good mom today. My words were not kind and the fruit I bore was not sweet. My anger was quick, and the heart I did wear on my sleeve was not pretty. It did not overflow with joy or kindness, patience, or even goodness. I was not a good mom today. When I...
God Our Creator

God Our Creator

I am a creator at heart. You can ask my poor mother who had to consistently clean up headboard carvings, crayon murals, and shredded clothing that was intended to make a fashion statement.  To this day, I always have my hand in a little bit of something –...
Maintain Hospitality in Business

Maintain Hospitality in Business

On any given morning, you can typically find me running from kitchen to bedroom to bathroom to kitchen again in order to feed 7 hungry bellies (I included myself and the dogs), clothe 3 little bodies (I didn’t include myself 1 because I’m not little and 2...
Redemption

Redemption

Redemption for the day can be found in the simplest of activities. My redemption is bath time- where all the muck and grime of the day can be washed down the drain. Where all the harsh words, power struggles, and fiery fits are forgotten. Where all the things I said I...