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Mama, You Are Doing a Great Job With Those Children

Encouragement quotes for women and moms. This inspiration was the words of God said through an elderly woman at the thrift store. Truths about life as a Christian mom with kids. Thoughts on the heart and children.

I have been doing some behind the scenes work on my blog, and I found this post buried among numbered lists and recipes. Reading it warmed my soul and reminded me that what I do every day matters. It matters a lot, in the broken world and in the kingdom of God and in the hearts of my children. It matters. I matter, and you matter, too, my sweet friend. I originally published the following blog post on October 14, 2013, but it is every bit as relevant today as it was then. I had completely forgotten about the incident, … Read more

A Moment of Middle-of-the-Night Insanity

I wasn’t going to post anything today, but then I had what can only be called a moment of lunacy in the middle of the night, so here you go. My moment for your enjoyment. I am sitting in my living room, looking at my (darkened but still very bright) computer screen in the dark, wide awake at 12:54 in the morning. Because I am insane. No, really. About twenty minutes ago, I woke up in a cold sweat in between a cat, a child, and 2 stuffed reindeer because I was sure – absolutely 100% certain – that I hadn’t … Read more