Letting Go Of Martha Stewart Syndrome

Letting Go Of Martha Stewart Syndrome

In the story of Jesus at the home of Mary and Martha (Luke 10:38-42), Mary sat at Jesus’ feet and didn’t get up to help her sister.  I’ve been thinking about this a lot, especially having written recently about having intentionally shorter...
Resource Roundup

Resource Roundup

Hey mamas!  Here’s a loose corraling of my favorite things: mindset, home, and digital; and tips of the week. This quote: “Teach people how to treat you.” From Kris and Kathy Vallotton.  It has really been making a difference in my...
The Thing About Depression

The Thing About Depression

(I wrote this last November… and am still in a place of pressure from all around, but NOT DEFEATED! And happy therapy is working! But for what it’s worth I will publish it anyways, because I think a lot of moms probably get depressed. There is a way out,...
Shorter Devotions on Purpose

Shorter Devotions on Purpose

What if long quiet times with God are not always the highest good?  I have this great morning routine, everything I’m supposed to get done from 5AM to 9AM… but the problem is, that after a few minor items–like waking up–the morning...
Multi-Passionate, Not ADD

Multi-Passionate, Not ADD

There are so many words floating around in The Society (When I say that I really just mean… our culture) that we have to pay attention to, filter, and make decisions about. Self care. Phytates. ADHD. Therapy. Savings cushion. Socialization. Technology addiction....
January Quotes ~ 2016

January Quotes ~ 2016

Me: “Silas, can you be quiet, cause Mama’s sleeping.” Silas (age 5): “Mom, remember that chicken noise? That means it’s time to wake up.” -Jan. 1   Silas, about Adam and Eve: “Who took care of them when they were...