I’m trying to sit down and write but I have to admit, it’s not easy tonight. The kids are sick. They are both crying. My husband is at work. The house is a disaster. And I am tired. Really, really tired. We’ve all been there. Right? It’s the perfect evening to take some of my … Continue reading “Are You Weary?” Why yes. Yes I am.
The auditorium was filled with clusters of balloons—cheerfully bobbing bursts of colour. A band was playing, and people clapped and swayed to the toe-tapping beat. Some were dancing. The atmosphere was one of celebration. This was no ordinary party, however. This was a funeral. Yes, you read that correctly. A funeral. Before her death, the … Continue reading The Cleaning Lady
Then he brought Abram outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars if you think you can count them.” He continued, “This is how many children you will have.” Genesis 15:5 The funny thing about having a rather large mouth that likes to spout off—on its own accord, without the benefit … Continue reading On Being Perpetually Pregnant – Guest Post by Christina D’Angelo
This morning as I was pretending to clean the house, there was a knock at the door. I caught a glimpse of a postal truck through the window and flew to answer with breathless anticipation. Could it be? Yes, yes, dreams do come true. My box of 246 size two diapers had arrived in the … Continue reading Don’t Eat the Bark off the Coffee Table!
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. ~James 1:2-4~ Yet another day in the life of "Lucy" and her brood. It started, as usual, … Continue reading The Day the Coffee Grinder Broke
Christmas is one of the most special times of the year. Beyond the sparkling lights and the bustling shopping malls and the mountains of gifts (all of which I love), Christmas is about celebrating the things that really matter - family, friends, and Jesus. Originally, Christmas trees were adorned with things that reflected these values … Continue reading This Christmas is Special
Last night, one of my pastors preached a message about how God is working behind the scenes in negative circumstances to create something beautiful. He will accomplish His will and His purposes through the things we go through. Today, my husband lost his job, our sole source of income. We have an 18-month old and … Continue reading Behind the Scenes