good enough

  Last year. Last year, we settled into our first home, bought after many, many years of trying to fix the past. Out of the woods and into the sunshine. Last year, I said goodbye to a regular paycheck, venturing out on my own. Learning trust again. Finding unexpected blessings. Last year, we finally gave […]

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when love is built on countless failures

this is mystery and gift

Sometimes, when your love has endured through terrible things, you are amazed to find that you could ever bicker over something as trivial as pancakes. But suddenly, there you are irrationally irritated, both of you. And off you go to the bedroom to “discuss” in loud whispers behind closed doors, leaving the kids in buttery, […]

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dear mama who worries

I think every mama on this Monday morning will say a prayer. Whether she believes in God or not. Because someone has to watch them. Someone, please.

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a season of uncertainty and certainty

I wrote so many thoughts over the weekend and not one of them is ready for print. Not even on the internet. I did, however, have a breakthrough last night when I realized the post I had written was the very thing I needed for something else but was definitely not the right thing to […]

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