Musings From the Laundry Room

Musings From the Laundry Room

Twenty-four years ago I chose to be a stay-at-home mom.  I was thirty years old and the sparkle of my corporate job had lost its shine.  I was ready to devote my energy into our growing family. Even though it meant our household income was going to be cut by two-thirds, my husband was completely […]

Being a Conduit for Love

Being a Conduit for Love

I have a pet peeve.  I think it started sometime in my twenties when my then brother-in-law was spending the summer with us.  He was just a teenager and sloppy, as I imagine most teenage boys are.  Not having any kids of my own yet,  I wasn’t used to having to clean up someone else’s […]

God’s Voice

God’s Voice

So much praying, so little listening. Desperate pleas asking for wishes to be granted without consideration of God’s best intention for you. So how do you know that your prayers have been answered?  What does God’s voice sound like to you? Maybe it’s not a voice.  Maybe it’s the lyrics of a song, a synchronistic […]

My Simple Prayer

My Simple Prayer

I don’t know about you, but I struggle to dedicate time to prayer.  I know people who wake up in the early hours of the morning to read their daily devotional or to contemplate scripture. This is not me.  And I gave up trying about a year ago. No, I’m not a quitter.  I just […]