Tag: Motherhood

For the Mamas In The Bleachers

It’s springtime, which in my part of the world means pollen, azaleas, flip-flops, and little league baseball. I never grew up in the world of little league and rec-department sports, so the past three years that my daughter has been playing teeball have felt like an extended cultural study. I’ve […]

Snapshots of Life

For over two years, I have kept the tradition of taking a picture a day – just one picture – that represents my day. I take the snapshot on my phone, and – using the marvelous Rhonna app – add text to explain that day’s picture. I finish […]

The Real Enemy

It’s been a rough few months with my daughter, as she’s navigating the delicate social mores of first grade and slowly accepting the responsibilities that come with being seven years old. She is still delightful, but as she is changing my husband and I often feel like we’re […]

The Most Perfect Gift

Every year God reveals something new to me about Christmas. About how Mary must have felt, for example, the year I myself was large with child. About how God’s illogical love for us makes Christmas possible in the first place. About how Jesus came as a baby in […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 31

Prayer Focus: Gratitude and Thankfulness Central Scripture: “Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good.” (Psalm 136:1) Prayer: Gracious Father, You have given me so much from the generosity of Your hands. You have poured out blessing upon blessing, not because I have earned or deserve it, […]

Praying For Our Families || Day 30

Prayer Focus: Generosity and Focus Central Scripture: “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break […]