Saying Yes To Help

"How can I help you?" a friend asks. I don't know about you, but those are the sweetest words to a weary mother's ear and the most difficult question to respond to. I don't know why it is, but receiving help, or acknowledging specific ways another person can assist me often leaves me...well, … [Continue reading]

Moving from Despair to Hopefulness

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Vincent Van Gogh Sadness can sometimes overwhelm us and seem to rain deep, abiding darkness over our hearts. Mamas carry so very much on their shoulders in this very fallen place. I am so deeply sorry for the events of today in Boston, and Iraq. My heart has gone out to them and my prayers for … [Continue reading]

How Grace Changes our Days

Joy, 5 years ago, being dragged around to conferences. Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.  Mother Theresa So often as a mom, I have had grand ideals and plans of how I would influence and inspire my children. Yet it has been in the small moments that came … [Continue reading]