Bread in a Handbasket

Today, I made bread. I’m no rookie to baking. I even had a blog dedicated to my cooking experiences. I have been making food from scratch for about three-ish years. I found myself really enjoying the homemade meals when I had my first son. (No, I’m not trying to gloat. I’m giving my backstory.) Baking…

Level Up

Well folks, I’ve leveled up! ⏫ I’m happy to announce that I’ve officially started a new season in my life… …again. Luckily, this past season was only a year. I wonder how long this one will be? I questioned God so strongly this past year when Mike was looking for a new job that was…

The Black Hearse

Today I went to pick up my son from preschool, and the church next door was finishing a funeral. I saw the cars. The black hearse. The car behind it with what I assumed were the family members of the deceased. Immediately my heart sank. I feel so deeply for those people. To know that…

Lucas – He. Will. Move. Mountains.

A couple months ago during our nightly prayer, I prayed for people in places that don’t have hot water. I prayed for a solution to our yellow water as well when we first arrived in the Midwest. These little prayers led to a big discussion in our bedtime chats about water in other countries. We…

God vs. Satan

The last few weeks have really opened my eyes to so many moments that have caught me off guard. I’ve had events filling me with tears and full of defeat. There have been other moments that had me strong and ready to follow Christ in His plan. One day, I’m feeling full of the Holy…

15 Years

15 years ago, I started dating this kid… 7 years ago, this guy asked me to be his wife… It all started with me asking him out on MSN messenger. We’ve been through middle school together (as friends), high school together as a couple, long distance-ish relationship at separate colleges as my main squeeze, and…

Trusting in God Pt. 1

Here we are… another month, another moment to reflect on my progress as an individual. –Wow, that sounded textbook. I’m not going to lie, this month has been filled with so many emotions. I have written this post, deleted it. Written it. Deleted it more times than I can remember. I’ve felt defeated one minute…

I’m Not Jealous

My best friend is pregnant. Though I’m OVER THE MOON excited for her, I can’t help but feel a little sadness for myself. P.S. I’m not jealous. Why would I feel sadness for myself? I have two adorable little boys. I’ve done the first time mom thing, and I’m now doing it again with my…

Vulnerable

Vulnerable. What is that really? According to the Merriam Webster dictionary it means, “capable of being physically or emotionally wounded.” Wow. Just reading the definition of vulnerable is scary. Who would want to be open for attack or wounds? Not me! Yet, here we are… Being vulnerable. Opening up to people who we want to…

New Year Intentions?

I was recently asked by a friend what my intentions or goals were for the New Year. I was kind of taken aback. I didn’t know what to say. I’m not much of a person who does resolutions. I’m the type of person who takes everyday as a new opportunity to be better. I don’t…