I want my world to be surrounded by color and creativity. I'm okayy with mess and sugar. As long as it's things I actually LIKE.
While we have been waiting for a job to happen for Neil, there have been many jobs that seemed like they were 'the one' that haven't panned out. And each time I say "God? What on earth? Why didn't you let this one happen? You know we are struggling!"
When the Devil tries to tear you down, you have 2 options, my friends. 1) Let him destroy you or 2) Let God destroy him. You always get to choose what attitude you are going to have in a situation. Let it pick at you and make you grumpy towards the world, or see what you can learn from it, what can you be thankful for, and not let him get into your mind.
We both come from families of divorce which can make life interesting. With broken backgrounds and unhealthy relationships to look up to, it's hard to find the 'right' path or steps to take to make sure we stay together. Not only stay together but stay loving each other! So we work at it.
It makes me dig deeper, it get's me closer to His words and it makes me re-read it more than I would otherwise. I now look FORWARD to getting in the word instead of (before) just having another thing to do.
I felt as if He grabbed my hands and held on tight. Now, I didn't actually feel hands in my hands, but somehow I knew, it was if God was holding them. I curled my fingers down and rested in that moment. That might not make sense to everyone, but I don't know how to explain it any other way. And God spoke to me in that moment.
Although Zoe is only 10 months old, she already mimics what I do, she knows when I'm paying attention and she can tell when I'm not. So the question is simple. What kind of Mama do I want to be and is that the Mama I am right now?
I had said out loud to friends "I will not have a C-section" 50x. Why? Because when you have PCOS you are more likely to have a c-section. Because I believe in the power of words. Because I wanted to stay positive. Because I was in denial that it could happen to me. Because I was afraid.
This weekend I had the privilege of doing my first ever House Concert! It was an absolute blast. I am so thankful to those who came to share the night with me, my hosts who found out last minute they were hosting (my original host got very sick and had to cancel. SO SAD), and of … Continue reading House Concerts & Worship Leading