how to link the dot between where you are & where you want to be

Originally posted on Heaven4theHome:
I snoozed the buzzing alarm, and slowly pulled myself from blanket’s thick warmth. It was one morning of a hurricane. I hurried through getting food on the table and into the lunch boxes. Rushed the children up their bed, out the door and into the car. All rushing leads to nothing, and rest always…

how the everyday & your attitude about the everyday matters

Dear Son, I know, I know – I’m sounding like a noisy gong to you. I know – how it might have felt like your Dad and I, we’re just pulling teeth out of you. Trying to get you to warm up to those scales, getting you to practice those same old songs, hoping your love would lap…

Because every mother needs to remember this…

An old post, repost – an encouragement for all my mumma friends for those days when the going gets tough…  Nothing is quite as hard and as wonderfully rewarding as motherhood is. And for the life of me, I have never expected motherhood to change me — in my entirety. Gazing into their souls, I have looked deep…

How to survive motherhood when you’re homesick

I came across this post written a long long time ago, which I never got around to quite finish off…reading it again reminded me the truth about God’s love to us — His gentleness… His mercy over our failings…His patience over our slowness… and His good plan over our brokenness…and especially on days when you feel like you can…

How to make sense out of days that require every shred of you

9 and a half years and still going… And almost a whole decade of the thunder after the lightning. It was the clap after the show, and all the rumbles that follow…  The sound so thunderous, and those waters reflecting all that glory. And there was the five of us — standing next to the engulfing waves, making imprints on…

How to Travel LIGHT

So  sometimes, you feel like you’re just not cut out for the job… Days when the blessings abound but your heart’s too small to praise? Times when it’s easier to gravitate towards what you don’t have rather than see what you do have? We need a baptism of seeing. Don’t tell me how I know,…

Top Picks – Home Activities to Keep Them Engaged and Learning

Yeah, so this one woman’s been busy… Busy learning, busy reading, busy studying… Busy gazing into the souls of her children, and then…onto the children of this generation,  Happily preoccupied, wondrously fixated, joyously enthralled… She’s humbly reading into her own soul, then lifting her eyes up to heaven’s  call, Inspired, her soul’s enlarging… The bliss of heaven’s snow falling on a…

How to Have A Ridiculously Great Day – Everyday!

“O Lord, my heart is not lifted up;     my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things     too great and too marvellous for me. 2 But I have calmed and quieted my soul,     like a weaned child with its mother;     like a weaned child is my soul within me.” (Psalm 131:1-2)…