The church…

A congregation, a religion, a place of worship, a church. While these are all ways to describe the physical dwelling that the church may embody, they miss the mark on one very critical element, us.  Church is not just a place,  a sermon, or a duty that we do to be right with God.  Church … Continue reading The church…

Loneliness Has No Limits

Loneliness is such an isolating feeling.  That's not breaking news, I know.  The word mom and loneliness should be an oxymoron but they do in fact coexist, wrestle and sit at the same table.  For me as a mom, loneliness has many faces.   There is physical loneliness, which I'm happy to admit I actually asked … Continue reading Loneliness Has No Limits

Anger, hostility, annoyance…

So as a mom of 3 under 8, I must say this is a sad reality that I have to face.  Annoyance, yes! Hostility, unfortunately!  Anger, with deep regret!  I hate more than anything that this is one of my attributes.  Anger is such an ugly vice that steals my joy and leaves me feeling … Continue reading Anger, hostility, annoyance…

Happiness not required. 

Why is it that we feel this desperate need to always be happy.  Me included.  As if happiness is the end goal and if we aren't there then we have failed?  While happiness is a beautiful feeling, intoxicating even, it isn't realistic to be in this state at all times.  In fact, I believe that … Continue reading Happiness not required.