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the gift of mondays · 1w ago

when God asks us to wait

have you ever been in a fast food drive-thru and been asked to pull over? to wait a little longer on an order you thought you'd waited on long enough? you'd already sat there as car after ca...
the gift of mondays · 1w ago

God won't let us drown

in Mark 4:35 the Bible talks of a storm that comes in the evening. it's a furious squall with the waves breaking over the boat and nearly swamping it. Jesus was on the boat sleeping. the Dis...
the gift of mondays · 1w ago

A Prayer for the lost

Dear Lord, I come to you today with a prayer for all those who are lost.For all those who have been beaten down by the selfishness of others. For all those who have seen too much and can't f...
the gift of mondays · 1w ago

i never wanted to be a mom

i never wanted to be a mom.never.that seems like such a selfish statement, especially when i know women who have been trying unsuccessfully to conceive, but my truth never came from selfishn...
the gift of mondays · 1w ago

note to self: i don't have time for my life

i've done it again.said yes when i should have said no.added 5 million more things to my list that already had 5 million things on it.felt like i needed to help everyone.felt like i needed t...
the gift of mondays · 1w ago

dear tommy...Santa is real...

and so today i had the "talk" i've been dreading for years. my 9 year old asked me if Santa was real.my heart sunk. just like when he asked me last year about the tooth fairy. and the Easter bunny before that.we tell our kids to tell the truth and th...
the gift of mondays · 1w ago

as i get older...

the gift of mondays · 1w ago

written down in stone

i was looking through the paper last week and i came across an obituary of a woman the same age as me. i don't read obituaries all the time, especially if i don't know the person, but for so...
the gift of mondays · 1w ago

struggling with food: bad habits are hard to break

last year i revealed my struggle with food in this post " i used to have an eating disorder " and it's like it opened up something that i thought i dealt with long ago.apparently i was wrong...
the gift of mondays · 1w ago

five minute fridays...home

i love five minute fridays. i love them but i don't do them nearly as much as i should.but today i'm following lisa-jo's lead and i'm taking 5 minutes to do what i love to do...write. so her...