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Living the Dream of Motherhood- Scripture to Help us Fight for Joy & Purpose

My life is far from glamorous. I think most of my mom friends would agree with that statement. We deal with a lot more poop than we’d like to admit, our homes still haven't learned to clean themselves, and there’s that pesky thing called laundry. Sometimes, when the to-do list gets too long and the… Continue reading Living the Dream of Motherhood- Scripture to Help us Fight for Joy & Purpose

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Let’s Be Like Israel (in this case)- The Call to Bring Resources & Gifts Together for the Kingdom

Israel had its fair share of mistakes throughout the Old Testament. However, not every decision was bad. In Exodus 35:4-29, the Lord commanded Israel to build his Tabernacle. He told them in detail the materials needed and exactly what they needed to do. Moses shared with Israel all the Lord told him, and Israel's response… Continue reading Let’s Be Like Israel (in this case)- The Call to Bring Resources & Gifts Together for the Kingdom

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A Celebration of 30- 30 Things God’s Taught Me Over 30 Years

Today's my 30th birthday! Reaching 30 is kind of crazy; wasn’t it just yesterday I spent every Friday night cheering? Some days it feels like 16 wasn’t that long ago, but a quick glance at my life reminds me those days are long gone. Though sometimes I miss the carefree life from back then, I… Continue reading A Celebration of 30- 30 Things God’s Taught Me Over 30 Years

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Adoption Update- Extended Wait Time for CARA & Glorifying the Lord.

It’s been a while since I’ve done an official adoption update, because there really haven't been any updates to give. We’re so blessed to have so many people asking about our process, though, so I wanted to share about what’s going on. We’re currently (still) waiting on CARA approval from India. This is the initial… Continue reading Adoption Update- Extended Wait Time for CARA & Glorifying the Lord.

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Finding Joy & Satisfaction in Motherhood- We Need Jesus, Not “Breaks”

This was my excited face as I went to Target alone with a gift card in hand (what a combo!). This little “break” was refreshing, but honestly, it was nothing I needed or deserved. When it comes to breaks and "me time", here's a tiny glimpse into the thoughts I’ve battled the past few weeks-… Continue reading Finding Joy & Satisfaction in Motherhood- We Need Jesus, Not “Breaks”

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Defining Biblical Womanhood- Is it Independence or Motherhood? (Hint: it’s neither).

Womanhood is an interesting word to define in our society. Some say it’s independence. Some say it’s breaking the glass ceiling. Others define it by marriage and motherhood. To be honest, our society’s view on womanhood is a bit twisted. They say a real woman climbs the corporate ladder and lives a “me-first” life. Sadly,… Continue reading Defining Biblical Womanhood- Is it Independence or Motherhood? (Hint: it’s neither).