Conquering My Version of Perfectionism

I now realize that true time-management and being a diligent worker are what count most- and most importantly, trusting in the Lord, Jesus Christ to direct me is as perfect as I can get in my journey of motherhood.

#HelloMornings

A morning can make or break you even if you prepare the night before. The unknowns are endless: a disagreement with your husband, lost homework (uh-gain), stubborn children, rush hour traffic, raging hormones, arriving to the nanny or daycare realizing you forgot the diaper bag... If you happen to have dealt with an unknown this … Continue reading #HelloMornings

Not So Good Morning

I am (fully) functional at around 10 o'clock in the morning. This means I am dressed from head to toe, applied a little makeup, eaten my breakfast with coffee or tea, prayed up, and at my desk ready to work, already out the house to drop my girls off on preschool days, or off to run errands. I can testify that if I do not have some type of devotion and/or prayer in the morning, the rest of my day is at risk of me being less than stellar in operating in grace, compassion, patience, and love (Psalm 145:8).

Be My Comfort

Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, and Standby. This is what we need as wives and mothers! Encourage others and yourself that it is okay to feel lost, because you know a Counselor; it’s okay to feel helpless, because you know a Helper; it’s okay to not know what to pray for, because you know an Intercessor; it’s okay to not have the fight in you, because you know an Advocate; it’s okay to be weak and vulnerable, because you know a Strengthener; and it’s okay not to have options or a backup plan, because you know a Standby!

My “Why” Revisited

Gathering, conversing, connecting, and growing. These are the words that come to mind as I think about my "why" for Conversations with Mommies in 2019. In case you are new, we are a community of married women who serve God, our husbands, and our children while practicing grace, compassion, patience, and love according to Psalm 145:8 (The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love).