Finding the Will to Try Again

One week into the new year and I’m already lagging behind. We started school back this past Monday, albeit reluctantly. Today, the kids begin their second semester of Homeschool Academy, setting out to tackle what’s left of this school year. As we settle in to do just that, I am reminded there are other thingsContinue reading “Finding the Will to Try Again”

When We Feel Like Running Away (edited & reposted) #throwbackthursday

  Sometimes I feel like running away. Away from dirty dishes. Piles of laundry. Full schedules. Late nights and early mornings. Away from difficult people. From unfair expectations. From the hardest parts of my day. Yes, I sometimes wish I could escape all the not-so-fun, wearing-me-out, breaking-my-heart part of life. And I wonder, do youContinue reading “When We Feel Like Running Away (edited & reposted) #throwbackthursday”

When Our Hearts Run Dry, 2 (revised & reposted) #throwbackthursday

“If allowed, life’s circumstances will empty us, rendering us incapable of living fully as God intended.  But if we’re paying attention, we will notice when trouble is brewing. We will recognize when our behavior indicates we are nearing empty. And then, in that moment, we realize the choice becomes ours. We decide whether or notContinue reading “When Our Hearts Run Dry, 2 (revised & reposted) #throwbackthursday”

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