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When We Stew Over Words Spoken

When We Stew Over Words Spoken

The words were spoken in passing but now they are on repeat in my head. The words fill my mind and crowd out other thoughts. I play them over and over with the same questions spinning. Why did they say that? What did they mean by that? What did I do wrong? Hurtful words can … Continue reading

What About The Monsters Under My Bed?

What About The Monsters Under My Bed?

From somewhere in the dark I hear, “Mom?” It usually only takes a whisper and I’m awake. My kids call it “mother ears” because at the faintest sound I’m awake. I used to be a sound sleeper.  Snoozing right through alarms, roommates shaking me awake for 7 AM class and my own mother coaxing me … Continue reading

What To Do When Life’s Not Easy

What To Do When Life’s Not Easy

While sitting with my friend, she blurted out, “I guess I wanted it to be easy… I was waiting for God to make it easy but instead I’m figuring out it’s hard.” We both chuckled a bit and then stared off the deck toward the yard where our kids were playing. Silence sat between us … Continue reading

Leaving Behind and Moving Forward

Leaving Behind and Moving Forward

For a Monday morning, the fog outside gives the appearance that it’s much too early to leave the bed.  I’m drawn to stay under the covers with my heavy lids closed for just a bit longer. But the clock doesn’t lie and the pets wanting food don’t care that it’s Monday or foggy. I’ve been … Continue reading

Listening to Stories of Life

Happy Friday friends. We are linking up over at Five Minute Friday where we write for 5 minutes on the same word prompt.  If you’d like to join us, click here.  Today’s word prompt: STORY GO Last weekend I attended a conference with a good friend. While she was busy working her table and responsibilities, … Continue reading

New Beginnings On The Journey

I’ve been putting off posting just for the simple reason that I don’t want to talk about what is really consuming my thoughts. My kids are growing up. It’s exciting and wonderful to watch them become yet at the same time it pulls at the heart. There’s a part where I want to go back … Continue reading