We.Are.Blessed. Dec 23, 2021

When we degrade Motherhood to being a “job” we limit it to being a binding chore. One we show up to every day because we have to.

 

One that will never quite make sense because while we render it synonymous with a profession, we don’t get benefits or pay.

 

When we try...

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A love that is new Dec 16, 2021

Today love is two pull-ups and two diapers at bedtime. Love is late nights and early mornings. Love is taking it one day at a time. Love is crying for no reason and being held. Love is holding hands in the dark without words, just thoughts.

 

Some days love is a romantic dinner. Love is a...

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More…More… Dec 08, 2021

More work, more money. Maybe One day they’ll know that’s what people do on Monday.

 

More trips, more toys. Maybe one day they’ll know how much they bring me joy.

 

More study, more books. Maybe one day they’ll know this is how my love looks.

 

Brush them...

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Why Christian Families Are Failing Dec 07, 2021

Wow! I honestly don't know what I expected, but I do know that whatever expectations I had for this interview, they were massively exceeded. I love it when I have a complete paradigm shift in how I think about areas of my life that are important to me. Family is near and dear to my heart and...

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My Family Deserves the Highlight Reel Dec 06, 2021

I want my family to see the highlight reel, not unfamiliar eyes.

 

I want to be the mother that smiles more at home than she does in pictures.

 

I want the moment to be more special if you were there in person.

 

I want our home to be more peaceful than it looks in a little square....

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There’s so much good things to pray about Dec 01, 2021

The simplicity of his Theology is convicting.

 

His confidence in sharing with every neighbor that God will forgive their sins if they will trust in Jesus.

 

His boldness—not stopping at love, but continuing to say that if you don’t believe in God there is a place called,...

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Our Takeaways from Interviewing The Tysons // Pastoring, Entrepreneurialism, and Homeschooling 7 Children Nov 23, 2021

 We had the privilege of interviewing parents of seven, Michael and Ariel Tyson! It was encouraging to hear more about their homeschooling journey, how they prioritize marriage in the midst of pastoring, entrepreneurialism and social media, and the importance of teaching healthy...

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A blessed life is created Nov 23, 2021

Growing up, I’d get defensive when people assumed my mother won the celestial lottery.

 

“I wish I had your mom’s genetics so I didn’t gain weight.”

 

Even good genetics fail after birthing 11 kids. I saw her work out every single day.

 

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Can’t Automate Relationships Nov 10, 2021

By the time I wanted to keep secrets and my scary thoughts from my dad, he had rebounded thousands of my shots and put me in hundreds of headlocks and half nelsons.

 

I knew I could trust him.

 

These days, I am relying on tickle fights and snuggle wars to build relational equity with...

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Thank you, for being you. Nov 04, 2021

I’m a woman of many words, but when it comes to you, they fail me.

 

I say, “servant-hearted” but it pales in light of the way you put the children and I first.

 

I say, “thoughtful” but it seems shallow, for the dozens of times each day I see little traces...

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First Rate Family Oct 28, 2021

Sometimes we have to give up a second-rate dream to raise a first-rate family.

 

It’s tempting to think we could run faster and farther by by ourselves. But when did faster and farther become the goal?

 

Each step I take with my children is infused with sweet richness. Each step...

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His Rest Oct 26, 2021

If I didn’t feel exhausted, how could I understand His rest?

 

If I didn’t feel like a failure, how could I revel in His success?

 

It’s the hard times, that make His yoke seem easy.

 

It’s the long days, that make me cling to His grace.

 

It’s a...

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