Tag Archives: motherhood

A Metaphor for Young Moms

As I listened to my oldest daughter talk about the life of a young mom the other day, I clearly remembered writing this journal entry years ago.  The feelings of loneliness, boredom, doubt and exhaustion came flooding back and I had to … Continue reading

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Cleaning Lady

I recently had someone tell me that cleaning had always been a frustration.  Not that they didn’t want to clean but that they didn’t know how to clean.  That was such a strange concept for me.  You see, my mom … Continue reading

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I’m An Idiot

I’m an idiot. Seriously. After almost 50 years on this earth you’d think I’d learn a few things.  Things like… taxes are inevitable, Sonic will get my order wrong, politicians will find something to fight about, it will rain when I … Continue reading

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Letting Go

As I read John 20 this morning, I realized how much I can be like Mary…so easily distracted by my pain, grief, loss or unexpected circumstances that I don’t see God’s provision standing right in front of me. I’m beginning to think … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Jealous Mom

It’s confession time. Sometimes I’m jealous of my husband because he  can do no wrong in the eyes of my girls.    I’m glad.  Really, I am. But there are those days when nothing I say is right.  Times when I … Continue reading

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From The Top…

Let’s take it from the top.  I woke this morning to a daughter that couldn’t keep her eyes open.  She wasn’t tired but suddenly seemed to have the eyes of a vampire.  Tears ran down her face as she got … Continue reading

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